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Stokes' Aster (Stokesia laevis)

  • Stokes' Aster (Stokesia Laevis) http://www.sagebud.com/stokes-aster-stokesia-laevis
    Credit: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT | own workCanon EOS 350D – Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm F3,5-5,6 II | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Stokes' Aster (Stokesia Laevis) http://www.sagebud.com/stokes-aster-stokesia-laevis
    Credit: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT | own workCanon EOS 350D – Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm F3,5-5,6 II | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Stokes' Aster (Stokesia Laevis) http://www.sagebud.com/stokes-aster-stokesia-laevis
    Credit: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT | own workCanon EOS 350D – Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm F3,5-5,6 II | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Stokes' Aster (Stokesia Laevis) http://www.sagebud.com/stokes-aster-stokesia-laevis
    Credit: frank wouters from antwerpen, belgium , België , Belgique | stokesia laevis (Hil... | License: CC-BY-2.0
  • Stokes' Aster (Stokesia Laevis) http://www.sagebud.com/stokes-aster-stokesia-laevis
    Credit: Stickpen | Own work | License: PD
  • Stokes' Aster (Stokesia Laevis) http://www.sagebud.com/stokes-aster-stokesia-laevis
    Credit: Stickpen | Own work | License: PD
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Stokesia Laevis, or more commonly know as Stokes' Aster, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Stokesia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Stokesia Laevis or Stokes' Aster's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Stokesia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FAC)


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