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Stokesia

Stokesia

Stokesia is a monotypic genus containing the single species known as Stokes' aster.

The genus Stokesia is named for Jonathan Stokes (1755-1831), an English physician and botanist.
The species Stokesia laevis was originally classified as Carthamus laevis, in the distaff thistle genus.

Species of the Stokesia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:

  Stokesia laevis
Stokes' aster
Stokesia laevis

The genus Stokesia is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

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