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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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The second group had been positively correlated with the axis 2 of DCA and was characterized by most samples of the bottom, where prevailed Epistylis anastatica, Mesodinium pulex, Pelagovorticella mayeri, Plagyocampa rouxi, Platynematum sociale, Rimostrombidium humile, Stokesia vernalis, Urotricha sp.
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.