Magnolia stellata–Star Magnolia

Botanical Family Magnoliaceae

Bloom Time March

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Oval

Pollen Color

Forsythia suspensa–Golden Bell

 

Botanical Family Oleaceae

Bloom Time March – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Reticulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 27

Shape Round

Pollen Color

Fothergilla gardenii – Dwarf Fothergilla

Botanical Family Hamamelidaceae

Bloom Time April – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Round 

Pollen Color White, Tan

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source •

Flower photo contributed by Mount Cuba

Fothergilla intermedia –Intermediate Fothergilla

Botanical Family Hamamelidaceae

Bloom Time April – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Reticulate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um) 36

Shape Round

Pollen Color

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Flower photo contributed by Mount Cuba

Elaeagnus umbellata – Spreading Oleaster

 

Botanical Family Elaeagnaceae

Bloom Time March–July

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, Brown

Honey Bee Resources 

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source • •