Jeffersonia diphylla – Twinleaf

Botanical Family Berberidaceae

Bloom Time April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation micro-reticulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 37

Shape Round

Pollen Color 

Honey Bee Resource

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Flower photo contributed by Mount Cuba

Epimedium sulphureum-Bishop’s Hat

 

Botanical Family Berberidaceae

Bloom Time  March – May

 

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size

Shape Round

Caulophyllum thalictroides – Blue Cohosh

Botanical Family Berberidaceae

Bloom Time March – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Perforate/Granulate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color 

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Flower photo contributed by Mount Cuba