Asteraceae

About Asteraceae

Asteraceae – The Succulent WorldMost members of Asteraceae are herbaceous, but a significant number are also shrubs, vines, or trees. The family has a worldwide distribution, from the polar regions to the tropics, colonizing a wide variety of habitats. It is most common in the arid and semiarid regions of subtropical and lower temperate latitudes.The Asteraceae may represent as much as 10% of autochthonous flora in many regions of the world.