Asteraceae: Sunflower Family – Heliantheae (Sunflower) Tribe: miscellaneous
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. One of these, the Heliantheae or Sunflower tribe, is further broken down into subtribes, of which 9 are present. This page covers three of the smaller sub-tribes.