Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Clustered Bluets
Oldenlandia uniflora
Family: Rubiaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  E
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S1

Moist sandy soils, swampy ground, shallow water and mud flats of sloughs and reservoirs, and along creeks.

Species Description:
Annual or perennial herb.

Flowering Period: Early August to late October.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
This species in the bluet genus has minute white flowers (corolla is 2 mm wide). Flowers are in loose clusters. The leaves and the fruit are long-hairy.

Changes in moisture/hydrologic conditions of the habitat for this species would likely be detrimental. Changes could result from overstory removal, stream/wetland alteration or impacts due to erosion or soil deposition. Exotic pest plants are a threat to this species.

Global Range:

Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
801 Teton Trail
Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
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