Botanical Family Ranunculaceae

Bloom Time February – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Semi-tectate

Size (um) 23

Shape Round

Pollen Color Light Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source • • •

Nectar Source • • •

The Helleborus foetidus is the most visited by honey bees of the Hellebore species.

Resources

Lindtner, Peter (2014). Garden Plants for Honey Bees. Wicwas Press, LLC, Kalamazoo, MI.

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