Symphyotrichum cordifolium (Common Blue Wood Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, The Contiguous United States, Canada, and The Americas. They have simple, broad leaves and purple flowers. Flowers are visited by Sericomyia militaris Walker 1849, Sericomyia chrysotoxoides Macquart 1842, Eristalis dimidiata Wiedemann 1830, and Eastern Hornet Fly. Individuals can grow to 5 feet.
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