Stokesia laevis is a species of flowering plant native to southeastern North America, the only species in the genus Stokesia. It is in the daisy family. The flowers appear in the summer and are purple (sometimes blue, pale purple, or even white). The plant is cultivated and several cultivars are available. It is sometimes known as Cornflower aster or Stokes' aster.
- ^ International Plant Names Index search for Stokesia cyanea
- ^ 28. Stokesia L’Héritier, Flora of North America
- ^ United States Patent PP10660, published October 27, 1998
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