Asteraceae: Sunflower Family – Eupatorieae (Eupatory) Tribe
The Sunflower family is a very large family with over 25,000 members. Botanists subdivide the family into a number of tribes, of which 14 are represented in Monterey County. The Eupatory tribe has only two members found in Monterey County, neither one looks much like a sunflower. One is highly invasive.