Botanical Family Roseaceae

Bloom Time March – June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Striate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resource

Pollen Source • •

Nectar Source • •

Prunus spp. honey is typically light in color, quick to granulate, but has good flavor. Prunus spp. may contribute to early honey surplus for honey bees.


Sammataro, D. and Harman, A. (2013). “Major Flowers Important to Honey Bees in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States”. AlphaGraphics, Tucson, AZ.

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