Melilotus officinalis – Yellow Sweet Clover

Botanical Family Fabaceae

Bloom Time May – September

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Oval

Pollen Color Tan, Dark Yellow

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Lobelia inflata – Indian Tobacco

Botanical Family: Campanulaceae

Bloom Time  June – October

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Tan, Dark Yellow

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Jasminum nudiflorum – Winter Jasmine

 

Botanical Family Oleacea

Bloom Time March – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3 – 4

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Microreticulate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Dark Yellow

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Chrysogonum virginianum – Golden Knee

Botanical Family Asteraceae

Bloom Time April – September

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Dark Yellow

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Chaenomeles japonica – Japanese Quince

Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Striate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Triangular  

Pollen Color Tan, Dark yellow, Green

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