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The Color of Pollen

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riverbee:
the colors of different pollen.  here is some info to help identify the pollen your bees might be bringing in, and the possible source.  these charts also include the rest of the year.

this one is a great pdf in color: (i have also uploaded the pdf file)

THE COLOR OF POLLEN

this is from wikipedia and mimics the above link, but all of the columns can be sorted:

POLLEN SOURCE

and from across the pond, the UK:

BEEMAN POLLEN COLOUR

and, just for jen, or all california keeps, some info on california native plants:

this pdf file is from The U C Davis Laidlaw Department of Entomology, their website is under construction so if the link gets broken let me know. i have also uploaded a pdf file of the original page:

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTS THAT BEES VISIT


PDF uploaded on this file as well:
Impact of Honey Bees on the California Environment


Jen:
Riv- Hey Thanks!  8)

riverbee:
your welcome jen!

tmrschessie:
Great post ....thanks much. Tom

riverbee:
your welcome tom!

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