Definition of bluecurls in US English:



  • A North American plant of the mint family, with small blue flowers and blue-stalked, deeply curled stamens.

    Genus Trichtostema, family Labiatae: several species, in particular T. dichotomum, found especially in the northeastern US, and the typically more southern T. setaceum

    • ‘As I watch, a humming bird stops in midair and turns its attention to the wooly bluecurls and the showy penstemon.’
    • ‘Robin - actually you do have several nice species of bluecurls, including Oblong Bluecurls.’
    • ‘The Hidden Lake pool is the only known locality for the Hidden Lake bluecurls.’