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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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

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

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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

Honey Bee Resources

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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

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Souce

Ipheion uniflorum – Spring Starflower

Botanical Family Amaryllidaceae

Bloom Time April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Oval

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

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Viburnum bodtandense ‘Dawn’ – Viburnum

Botanical Family Adoxaceae

Bloom Time March – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Reticulate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um) 21

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

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Nectar Source •

Pachysandra terminalis – Japanese Spurge

Botanical Family Buxaceae

Bloom Time April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 6+

Aperture Type Porate

Ornamentation Reticulate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 41

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow

Honey Bee Resources

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