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A blue-flowered lupine, especially common in Texas.
- ‘The seat folds over to make a ‘tailgate’ bench and she has visions of spring picnics in fields of bluebonnets.’
- ‘Hopefully this spring finds you enjoying your version of the Texas bluebonnets and Indian paint wildflowers.’
- ‘She was gathering daisies, posies, dandelions, bluebonnets, roses, tulips.’
- ‘Jeannie bent to pick a bluebonnet from the side of the path.’
- ‘It's a song about a mother and father who worked all their lives in obscurity, but lived in ‘the only place on earth bluebonnets grow,’ and about the way they loved their life and - memorably - about the way they described their death.’
- ‘Mira missed the treasured days spent strolling along the Shannon, picking bluebonnets and dangling bare feet into the water.’
- ‘I stopped by the post office this afternoon and met these fellows in a patch of bluebonnets.’
- ‘In spring, the desert and mountains erupt into a vibrant carpet of spring flowers, including bluebonnets, bi-colored mustards, and numerous species of cactus such as prickly pear, claret cup and rainbow.’
- ‘On Monday, he offered him a warm embrace and a kiss on both cheeks and gripped his hand as they disappeared into an office building on the ranch where bluebonnets, the Texas state flower, were making their spring debut.’
- ‘We saw maroon bluebonnets (Who even knew there was such a thing?).’
- ‘As with most species of wildflowers found in U.S. state or national parks, it is unlawful to pick or dig up Texas bluebonnets.’
- ‘Landscapes are her favored subject, as well as the bluebonnets, black-eyed Susans, and other wildflowers that surround the house in spring and summer.’
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