Cichorium intybus – Chickory

Botanical Family Asteraceae

Bloom Time May – October

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 43

Shape Round

Pollen Color Tan, Light Yellow, Cream

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Pollen Load Identification

Cichorium intybus is typically found on the head and antennae of a forging bee, along with in the pollen basket.

 

 

 

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