Definition of Stokes' aster
: a perennial composite herb (Stokesia laevis) of the southern United States often grown for its large showy heads of usually blue flowers —called also sto*ke*sia, \stō-ˈkē-zh(ē-)ə, -zē-ə\
Origin and Etymology of stokes' aster
Jonathan Stokes †1831 English botanist
First Known Use: circa 1890
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