Cymophyllus fraserianus – Fraser’s Sedge

Botanical Family Cyperaceae

Bloom Time March – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 0-1

Aperture Type Inaperturate

Ornamentation Granulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Oval

Pollen Color

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

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Carex–Sedge

Carex albicans

Carex fraseri

Carex pennsylvanica

Carex platyphylla

Carex platyphylla–Broadleaf Sedge

Botanical Family Cyperaceae

Bloom Time May – July

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number Inaperturate

Aperture Type N/A

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Irregular

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

 

 

Carex pennsylvanica – Pennsylvania Sedge

Botanical Family Cyperaceae

Bloom Time April – June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number Inaperturate

Aperture Type N/A

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Irregular

Pollen Color 

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Carex albicans–Whitetinge Sedge

 

Botanical Family Cyperaceae

Bloom Time May

 

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 0-1

Aperture Type Inaperturate

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size 

Shape Round