Stokes' aster

noun \ ˈstōks- \
variants: or less commonly stokesia play \stō-ˈkē-zh(ē-)ə, -zē-ə\
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of Stokes' aster

: a perennial composite herb (Stokesia laevis) of the southern U.S. often grown for its large showy heads of usually blue flowers

Origin and Etymology of stokes' aster

Jonathan Stokes †1831 English botanist


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