Dodecatheon amethystinum–Amethyst Shootingstar

Botanical Family Primulaceae

Bloom Time May – June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Psilate

Tectum Eutectate

Size

Shape Triangular

Dicentra cucullaria – Dutchman’s Breeches

Botanical Family Papaveraceae

Bloom Time March – June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Clypeate

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Oval

Pollen Color 

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Flower photo contributed by Mount Cuba

Delphinium tricorne–Dwarf Larkspur

 

Botanical Family Ranunculaceae

Bloom Time March – July

 

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size

Shape Oval

Delphinium alabamicum–Alabama Larkspur

 

Botanical Family Ranunculaceae

Bloom Time  April – June

 

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size

Shape Oval

Crocus speciosus – Bieberstein’s Crocus

 

Botanical Family Iridaceae

Bloom Time September – November

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number N/A

Aperture Type Inaperturate

Ornamentation Striate, Porate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Orange

Honey Bee Resources

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Nectar Source • • •

Crocus vernus – Crocus Pickwick

 

Botanical Family Iridaceae

Bloom Time March – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 0-1

Aperture Type Inaperturate

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 102

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellowish orange

Honey Bee Resource

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