Fagopyrum esculentum – Buckwheat

Botanical Family Polygonaceae

Bloom Time June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Reticulate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, Green

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source • •

Nectar Source • • •

Resources

USDA Buckwheat Plant Guide

Helianthus tuberosus – Jerusalem Artichoke

Botanical Family Asteraceae

Bloom Time August – September

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um) 25

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source •

Camassia leichtlinii – Californian White Camass

Botanical Family Asparagaceae

Bloom Time April – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Granulate, microreticulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 71

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source •

Chionodoxa luciliae – Glory of the Snow

Botanical Family Asparagaceae

Bloom Time March – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate, microreticulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 36

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

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Chrysanthemum rubellum – Chrysanthemum


Botanical Family
 Asteraceae

Bloom Time October

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um) 30

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, Orange

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source •

Kniphofia uvaria – Red Hot Poker

Botanical Family Xanthorrhoeaceae

Bloom Time May – June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source •

Ulmus americana – American Elm

Bloom Time March – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 4

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Psilate/Granulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, Green

Honey Bee Resources

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Nectar Source •