Erica carnea – Winter Heath

Botanical Family Ericaceae

Bloom Time January – March

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Tetrad

Aperture Number >6

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Psilate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Light Green, Green

Lonicera fragrantissima–Fragrant Honeysuckle

Botanical Family Caprifoliaceae

Bloom Time March – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 56

Shape Round

Pollen Color

Helleborus foetidus–Stinking Hellebore

 

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

Gelsemium sempervirens–Carolina Yellow Jasmine

 

Botanical Family Gelsemiaceae

Bloom Time February – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Striate/Perforate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um)

Shape Round 

Pollen Color

Galanthus nivalis–Snowdrop

Botanical Family Amaryllidaceae

Bloom Time February

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 25

Shape Oval

Pollen Color Orange

Helleborus niger–Black Hellebore

 

Botanical Family Ranunculaceae

Bloom Time February – March

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellowish Tan

Honey Bee Resource

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