Sunday, August 28, 2016

GOLDENROD submitted by beekeeper Gerard

Goldenrod is part of the aster family of flowers and is widespread in rural areas.  Asters are the last pollen and nectar source for the bees in the fall.  The pollen is used for raising the winter bees.

                                                              Honey bee on goldenrod
                                                             Bumble bee on goldenrod

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