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(Plants) an American perennial plant, Stokesia laevis, known for its blue or purple flowers
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Noun1.Stokesia - one species: stokes' aster
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
cornflower aster, stokes' aster, Stokesia laevis - erect perennial of southeastern United States having large heads of usually blue flowers
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There is widespread agreement that the best stokesia out there is a variety named PeachieAAEs Pick, a compact, blue-flowering perennial that blooms continuously until November.
Breeding efforts with Stokesia and Buddleia at North Carolina State University.
The fine structure of pollen surface III: Gazania and Stokesia.