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Symphyotrichum cordifolium L.
BLUE WOOD-ASTER
Aster cordifolius; Common blue wood aster; Heart-leaf aster

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Symphyotrichum cordifolium, Heart-leaved Aster
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Heart-leaf Aster Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Asteraceae — Aster family
Uncommon native
Heart-leaf Aster
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
October 2008 Heart-leaf Aster
Rolling Mill Road
October 2009

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Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom
common blue wood aster

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General Information
Symbol: SYCO4
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky . University Press of Kentucky. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 414. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 416. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
ASCO4 Aster cordifolius L.
ASCOS5 Aster cordifolius L. ssp. sagittifolius (Wedemeyer ex Willd.) A.G. Jones
ASCOF2 Aster cordifolius L. var. furbishiae Fernald
ASCOI Aster cordifolius L. var. incisus Britton
ASCOL3 Aster cordifolius L. var. lanceolatus Porter
ASCOM3 Aster cordifolius L. var. moratus (Shinners) Shinners
ASCOP2 Aster cordifolius L. var. polycephalus Porter
ASCOR Aster cordifolius L. var. racemiflorus Fernald
ASCOS3 Aster cordifolius L. var. sagittifolius (Wedemeyer ex Willd.) A.G. Jones
ASFIM Aster finkii Rydb. var. moratus Shinners
ASLOI Aster lowrieanus Porter var. incisus (Britton) Porter
ASLOL Aster lowrieanus Porter var. lanceolatus
ASPL6 Aster plumarius Burgess
ASSA Aster sagittifolius Wedemeyer ex Willd.
SYCOF Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom var. furbishiae (Fernald) G.L. Nesom
SYCOL Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom var. lanceolatum (Porter) G.L. Nesom
SYCOM Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom var. moratum (Shinners) G.L. Nesom
SYCOP Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom var. polycephalum (Porter) G.L. Nesom
SYCOR Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom var. racemiflorum (Fernald) G.L. Nesom
SYSA4 Symphyotrichum sagittifolium (Wedemeyer ex Willd.) G.L. Nesom

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Symphyotrichum Nees – aster
Species Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom – common blue wood aster

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Symphyotrichum cordifolium
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Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Wood Aster
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Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Wood Aster
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Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Wood Aster
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© 2015 Richard Spellenberg

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0967 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0968 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0969 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0971 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0972 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0973 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0974 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0975 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0976 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0977 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0978 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0979 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0980 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0981 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Blue Heart-leaved Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0982 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

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