Elaeagnus pungens – Thorny Olive

Botanical Family  Elaeagnaceae

Bloom Time October – December

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate

Tectum Semi-tectate

Size (um) 38

Shape Round

Pollen Color Light Yellow

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Cucumis sativus – Cucumber

Botanical Family Cucurbitaceae

Bloom Time June – October

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate

Tectum Semi-tectate

Size (um) 55

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, Light yellow

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Heptacodium miconioides – Seven-Son Flower

Botanical Family  Caprifoliaceae

Bloom Time August – October

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Echinate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 55

Shape Round

Pollen Color Light Yellow

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Myosotis spp. – Forget-Me-Not

Botanical Family Boraginaceae

Bloom Time April – October

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Psilate/Granulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 11

Shape Oval

Pollen Color Yellow, Light Yellow

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Liatris spicata – Blazing Star

Botanical Family Asteraceae

Bloom Time July – August

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 26

Shape Round

Pollen Color Light Yellow, Yellow, Tan

Cornus mas – Cherry Dogwood

Botanical Family Cornaceae

Bloom Time March

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Psilate

Tectum Eutectate

Size

Shape Round

Pollen Color  Tan, light yellow

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