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Stokes' aster

Stokes' aster

noun \ˈstōks-\

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 of STOKES' ASTER

Jonathan Stokes †1831 English botanist
First Known Use: circa 1890

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