Hamamelis vernalis–Ozark Witchhazel

 

Botanical Family Hamamelidaceae

Bloom Time January – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Reticulate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um) 27

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source •

 

Crataegus marshallii–Parsely Hawthorne

 

Botanical Family Roseaceae

Bloom Time February-June

 

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size 

Shape Triangular  

Brassica oleracea – Wild Cabbage

 

Botanical Family Brassicaceae

Bloom Time Rarely flowers

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Oval

Pollen Color 

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Betula pendula – Silver Birch

Botanical Family Betulaceae

Bloom Time February

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, Green

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source N/A

Amelanchier arborea – Serviceberry

Botanical Family Roseaceae

Bloom Time February – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Triangular

Pollen Color 

Honey Bee Resources 

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Resources

Flower photos contributed by Mount Cuba