Stokesia laevis
(Stoke's Aster)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Stoke's Aster, Stokes' Aster, Cornflower Aster
    Synonyms: Carthamus laevis
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - July
    Status: Native

Stokesia laevis, or Stoke's Aster, is native to the southeast coast only, but is hardy quite far north of that area. It is a perennial that grows in moist pinewoods, bottomlands, ditches and savannahs. It blooms in late spring into mid summer with light purple flowers.

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