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Beauty and the Beast: The Battle of the Bluebonnet Co-Capitals of Texas

April 6, 2023 | By John Lumpkin

When the Texas Legislature focuses on bluebonnets, it can take unprecedented action, with our State Flower getting drawn into regional rivalries and larger political disputes.

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