Rosa multiflora – Multiflora Rose

Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color 

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Agrimonia spp. – Agrimony

Botanical Family: Rosaceae

Bloom Time June – September

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source •

Pyracantha coccinea – Scarlet Firethorn

 

Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation 

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Green

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source • •

Rubus ordoratus–Purple-Flowering Raspberry

Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time June – August

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Gray, Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source • •

Nectar Source • •

Rubus idaeus – Raspberry

Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time April – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, grey

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source • •

Nectar Source • • • •

Honey from raspberries has a delicate flavor.

Source

Lindtner, Peter (2014). Garden Plants for Honey Bees. Wicwas Press, LLC., Kalamazoo, MI.

 

 

Neviusia alabamensis–Alabama Snow-Wreath

 

Botanical Family Roseaceae

Bloom Time May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 22

Shape Triangular

Geum lobatum–Lobed Barren Strawberry

 

Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time April – June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Striate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 27

Shape Triangular