Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Any of several North American plants of the genus Trichostema in the mint family, having clusters of mostly bluish or purplish flowers with long curved stamens.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plant with blue flowers in Trichostema, a genus of flowering plants.

Etymologies

blue +‎ curls (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Deadheads: "A big stumper for growers of native California plants is the woolly bluecurls Trichostema lanatum," Arnold said.

    The Seattle Times

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