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The Nature of Phenology 5/4/19: Bluets

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

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Bluets are small, mostly white flowers that grow in dense clumps, usually in lawns. They sport four petals, often tinged with blue and with a yellow center, that are fused together into a tube in the flower’s center. The small leaves are arranged opposite each other, which is one of the many defining characteristics that place bluets into the coffee, or Rubiaceae, family.