Stokes' aster

noun \ˈstōks-\

Definition of Stokes' aster

  1. :  a perennial composite herb (Stokesia laevis) of the southern U.S. 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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