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“Bluebonnets have inspired the poet’s pen, the artist’s brush, the cowboy’s dream, and the legislator’s eloquence throughout the broad spaces of Texas. Their royal beauty and enchanting fragrance have a particular message which speaks to the emotions with compelling directness.”

–Mary Daggett Lake, 1926

Lupinus texensis is the scientific name for Texas Bluebonnet.

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  1. Ahhh… now that’s a nostalgic scene and phrase for this ex-pat Texan! As ever, you capture it beautifully Juliana!

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