Definition of bluebonnet
1a : a wide flat round cap of blue wool formerly worn in Scotlandb : one that wears such a cap; specifically : scot
2 : either of two low-growing annual lupines (Lupinus subcarnosus or L. texensis) of Texas with silky foliage and blue flowers
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Local children go to tennis camps and take portraits among fields of bluebonnets and castilleja — the bright red flowering shoots known as Indian paintbrush.
Every year in Texas, millions of bluebonnets bloom after warm weather, just at the cusp of spring.
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