Definition of Stokesia

1. Noun. One species: stokes' aster.




Definition of Stokesia

1. a perennial herb [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stokesia

Stockholm
Stockholm effect
Stockholm syndrome
Stockholmer
Stockholmers
Stockport
Stockton
Stoddard
Stoddard solvent
Stoic
Stoick
Stoics
Stokavian
Stoke
Stokes-Adams syndrome
Stokesia
Stokesia laevis
Stokowski
Stolen Generation
Stoli
Stoliczka's mountain vole
Stoliczka's mountain voles
Stollies
Stolly
Stomatopoda
Stone Age
Stonehenge
Stoner
Stonewall

Literary usage of Stokesia

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"stokesia (named in honour of Dr. Jonathan Stokes, 1755-1831). A single species genus consisting of stokesia cyanea, Stokes' Aster, a native of Carolina, ..."

2. Hardy Perennials and Old-fashioned Garden Flowers: Describing the Most by John Wood (1884)
"... somewhat lobed and toothed at the base, the teeth rather spiny; their FIG. 101. stokesia ... stokesia ..."

3. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous & Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"stokesia cyanea (Blue-flowered S.)—This is a very handsome plant, growing about i8 inches or 2 feet high. It forms dense tufts of stem-clasping leaves, ..."

4. A Guide to the Wild Flowers by Alice Lounsberry (1899)
"Very lovely is the blue stokesia, and when we come to inquire into its life ... From this might be argued that the stokesia has reached its height of ..."

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