Botanical Family Onagraceae
Bloom Time May – August
Dispersal Unit Monad
Aperture Number 3
Aperture Type Compound
Size (um) 116
Pollen Color Yellow
Honey Bee Resources
Pollen Source • •
Nectar Source •
Flower photos contributed by Mount Cuba
Pollen Load Identification
The pollen load of Oenothera spp. is typically large and untidy, usually trailing rather than compact.
Hodges, D. (1952). The pollen loads of the honey bee: a guide to their identification by colour and form. London: Bee Research Assoc. Ltd.
2 thoughts on “Oenothera perennis – Little Evening Primrose”
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Could you please let me know what the spelling mistake is? I would love to fix it, but I cannot find that mistake on the Oenothera perennis post. Is it another post? Thank you.