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Lantana camara also commonly known as Lantana, Yellow sage, Wild sage, Bwa wa tout, Pis-a-bed, Jiwof fle, Bwise, and West Indian Lantana is a source of nectar for honeybees. "Plant toxic to grazing animals; butterflies pollinate the flowers, seeds dispersed by birds. (p. 98 Barlow 1993) Blooms year around. Tolerates most soils, but thrives best in rich, well drained soil and in a sunny location. Propagated by cuttings" (p. 46 Le Corre 1985) And ripe fruits toxic to humans. Also known as Kirjotulikruunu in FInnish; Lantana, Queue de chat and Verveine in French; Lantane, Wandelroeschen and Wandelröschen in German; Raimuniya in HIndi; Mbarapati in Shona; cariaquillo or Supirrosa in Spanish; Unni Chedi in Tamil; respectively. Source: Encyclopedia of Life @encyclopediaoflife #Repost @plantnurserynerd (@get_repost) ・・・ WEED || Lantana camara an invasive weed here In Queensland, flowers are cute though 😕 . . . . . #nofilter #cuteflowers #weeds #lantanacamara #lantana #verbenaceae #invasivespecies #invasive #invasiveplants #invasiveplant #pink #flower
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Geranium robertianum also commonly known as Herb Robert, and Robert's Geranium is a good source of pollen and nectar for honeybees. Also known as Robertskruid in Dutch; Haisukurjenpolvi in Finnish; Geranium herbe à Robert, Géranium pourpre, Herbe à Robert Kristof Melotte, Bec-de-grue des pierriers and Érodium fétide in French; Ruprechtskraut in German; Geranio di San Roberto in Italian; respectively. Source: Encyclopedia of Life Encyclopedia of Life #Repost @44omnivagus44 (@get_repost) ・・・ Geranium robertianum Red robbin, Herb-Robert, Death come quickly or Robert Geranium. The plant is used in traditional medicine. Ruprechtskraut auch stinkender oder Stinkstorchschnabel genannt. Die Pflanze wird in der traditionellen Heilkunde verwendet. #geraniumrobertianum #geranium #redrobbin #herbrobert #deathcomequickly #robertgeranium
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Mexican Heather is the Alamo for my bees. Their last stand, last source of flowers before winter. Thankfully, this plant will flower until we get a hard freeze. Keep working, little bees!! 🐝🐝🐝 #savethebees #savethepollinators #busybees #simplefaithsimplelife #gallagherfarmandfaith #pollinator #plantsforbees #flowersforbees #helpthebees
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The unusual Paper Bush Plant - Winter / early Spring flowering on bare stems, these flowers are a useful source of nectar for bees and other pollinators. Botanical name Edgeworthia Chrysantha >> https://www.paramountplants.co.uk/plant/edgewchry/edgeworthia-chrysantha.html. #plantsforbees #floweringshrub #edgeworthia #edgeworthiachrysantha #winterflower #pollinators #pollinatorgarden #plantsforsale #gardeninspiration #paramountplants
Mirabilis jalapa also known commonly as Four O'Clock Plant, Marvel-of-peru, and Beauty of the night is a low nectar and pollen source for honeybees. "Blooms year around. This hardy plant tolerates poor soil, aridity and a semi-shady location. Propagated by seed' (p. 43 Le Corre 1985) "Its common name, four-o'clock, alludes to the fact that the flowers only open towards dusk, at four-o'clock at some latitudes. Sow seeds with the advent of hot weather and soil temperatures reach the eighty-degree range. Germination usually takes less than two weeks. In colder areas, they should be lifted and stored for use next fall. Readily multiply from seed, but prized strains should be propagated via their tubers rather via seedings." (Griffith, L. D., & Lombardi, B. T. (2010). Flowers and herbs of early America) Also known as Vieruurtjie in Afrikaans; Shab al-lyl in Arabic; Vidunderblomst in Danish; Ihmekukka or Mökinihmekukka in Finnish; Belle-de-nuit, Faux-jalape or Herbe de quatre heures in French; Bella di Notte in Italian; Oshiroi-bana in Japanese; Buenas Tardes in Spanish; Underblomma in Swedish; respectively. Source: Encyclopedia of Life @encyclopediaoflife #Mirabilisjalapa #FourOClockPlant #Marvelofperu #Beautyofthenight #foodforbees #plantsforbees #flowersforbees #honeybees #Apismellifera #ehtnobotany #beeotany #Vieruurtjie #Shaballyl #Vidunderblomst #Ihmekukka #Mökinihmekukka #Belledenuit #Fauxjalape #Herbedequatreheures #BelladiNotte #Oshiroibana #BuenasTardes #Underblomma #eol #Repost @weedalogue (@get_repost) ・・・ Four O’clock Flower (Mirabilis jalapa) aka The Marvel of Peru I photographed this plant two days ago growing in the fence of a vacant lot on the corner of Snyder ave. There are other plants further back in the lot against the far wall. The nearest planted specimens I have seen are around the corner two blocks away. Native much further south, this plant has naturalized along much of both coasts of the U.S. and can definitely be weedy. It forms a tuber, which is said to not be easily killed by herbicide application.
Posts like these can be found at on Instagram:@bee.otany twitter: @bee_otany and Facebook: bee.otany Mirabilis jalapa also known commonly as Four O'Clock Plant, Marvel-of-peru, and Beauty of the night is a low nectar and pollen source for honeybees. "Blooms year around. This hardy plant tolerates poor soil, aridity and a semi-shady location. Propagated by seed' (p. 43 Le Corre 1985) "Its common name, four-o'clock, alludes to the fact that the flowers only open towards dusk, at four-o'clock at some latitudes. Sow seeds with the advent of hot weather and soil temperatures reach the eighty-degree range. Germination usually takes less than two weeks. In colder areas, they should be lifted and stored for use next fall. Readily multiply from seed, but prized strains should be propagated via their tubers rather via seedings." (Griffith, L. D., & Lombardi, B. T. (2010). Flowers and herbs of early America) Also known as Vieruurtjie in Afrikaans; Shab al-lyl in Arabic; Vidunderblomst in Danish; Ihmekukka or Mökinihmekukka in Finnish; Belle-de-nuit, Faux-jalape or Herbe de quatre heures in French; Bella di Notte in Italian; Oshiroi-bana in Japanese; Buenas Tardes in Spanish; Underblomma in Swedish; respectively. Source: Encyclopedia of Life @encyclopediaoflife #Repost @weedalogue (@get_repost) ・・・ Four O’clock Flower (Mirabilis jalapa) aka The Marvel of Peru I photographed this plant two days ago growing in the fence of a vacant lot on the corner of Snyder ave. There are other plants further back in the lot against the far wall. The nearest planted specimens I have seen are around the corner two blocks away. Native much further south, this plant has naturalized along much of both coasts of the U.S. and can definitely be weedy. It forms a tuber, which is said to not be easily killed by herbicide application.
Chamerion angustifolium also known as Epilobium angustifolium subsp. macrophyllum and commonly known as Fireweed, Willow herb, Great willow, Rosebay herb is a great nectar and pollen source of honeybees. "Perennial herb [blooms in]... Cascade and Coast Ranges in burned over and clear cut areas [in Oregon] A major source of fine quality honey, but produces irregularly. Fireweed is gradually replaced by a succession of woody plants." (Burgett, D. M., Stringer, B. A., & Johnston, L. R. D. (1989). Nectar and Pollen Plants of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest) "Growing in dense stands in areas recently burned over. This far-northern species is found from Greenland to Alaska south to northern US. Fireweed produces tons of extra white, mild honey in late summer. Yields up to 150 lbs per colony have been reported. No other major honey plant grows as far north as fireweed." (Lovell, H. B. (1966). Honey Plants Manual) "...4-7 feet high. Common on newly cleared woodland, especially where the ground has been burned over throughout N. Am."(Schuyler, M. F. (1955). Field Book of American Wild Flowers) Also known as Gewoon wilgenroosje in Dutch; Maitohorsma in Finnish; Épilobe en épi, Laurier de saint Antoine in French; Schmalblättriges Weidenröschen in German and mjölke in Swedish; respectively. #Repost @bee_whyld (@get_repost) ・・・ Fireweed, one of the greatest symbols of rising from the ashes. Like the Phoenix the forest first must burn to the ground before it can be reborn. The colourful Fireweed is the first sign of its new life. Because of this, Fireweed will always be my favourite flower. #beeyard #fireweed #fireweedhoney #fromtheashes #newlife #yukon #beekeeperslife
Anethum graveolens also commonly known as Dill and Indian Dill is a low source of pollen and nectar for honeybees. Honeybees do increase seed set on Dill plants. "Aromatic annual or biennal herb grown in Europe, USA, and India, and a little in the tropics. The seed and leaves are used for flavouring. Propagation by seeds. Male, female and bisexual flowers may all appear on the same plant. They are much visited by insects, but little nectar is produced compared to other umbelliferous crops. Insect pollination is essential for a good seed set; flies and bees have been recorded as pollinators, and since the fly population is likely to be insufficient, hives of honeybees should be moved to the fields if good seed yields are wanted. It is reported that fennel with cross-pollinate with dill." (Crane, E., & Walker, P. (1984). Pollination Directory for World Crops) Also known as Dild in Danish; Maustetilli, Ryytitilli or Tilli in Finnish; anise in French; dill in German; dill in Icelandic; Shabit in Pashto; and dill in Swedish; respectively. #Anethumgraveolens #Dill #IndianDill #foodforbees #plantsforbees #ethnobotany #beeotany #Dild # Maustetilli #Ryytitilli #Tilli #anise #Shabit #Repost @clairebicklesgoodlife (@get_repost) ・・・ The Dill and its delicate yellow flowers which not only edible but attract a myriad of beneficial insects #herbs #dill #flowers #edibles #organics #goodbugs #seq #subtropics #brisbane #gardens #gardening #harvest #clairesgoodlife
Coming in for landing on the poppies! Who knew poppies had so much pollen☺🌿 Have a great day. #mat_macro_bees #mat_macro #insects_of_our_world #insectguru #pocket_insects #igbest_macros #macroclique #explore_macro #macro_holic #bee #savethebees #beeflying #plantmoreflowers #plantsforbees #macro_freaks #ig_awesome_clicks #igbest_macros
Making plans for Spring 2018 by looking back at inspirational garden visits in Spring 2017. My absolute hands down favourite was @yeovalleyorganicgarden S P R I N G S P I R A T I O N ?! May 19th 2017......I remember the exact date because it was a birthday treat for my lovely mother (the star of video #2). . . . . . . . . #inspiration #yeovalleyorganicgarden #botanicalpickmeup #bloom #colour #spring #beauty #somerset #englishcountrygarden #flowers #flowerstagram #flowermagic #grow #greenedit #garden #gardenersofinstagram #horticulture #latergram #myeverydaymagic #organic #organicgardening #plantsforbees #texture #view #scenery #wildaboutgardens #skyporn #clouds #bluesky
Nymphaea nouchali also known as Nymphaea stellata and commonly known as Blue water lily, is a good source of pollen and a low source of nectar as the sugar is only 3-5%. "…Rivers, lakes and pools; also widely-used ornamental. Large floating flowers pale blue to pink to white. Nectar with 3-5% sugar is not collected by honeybees. Pollen orange or dark yellow. Pollen crude protein 30%. In an Australian species, a stigmatic fluid collects pollen grains from bees' bodies on the first day of flowering." (Johannsmeier, M. F. (2016). Beeplants of South Africa: Sources of Nectar, Pollen, Honeydew and Propolis for Honeybees) Also known as Blou waterlelie in Afrikaans; Nil-sapla in Bengali; 延药睡莲 in Chinese; Tähtilumme in Finnish; and Ampala in Malayalam; respectively. #Nymphaeanouchali #Nymphaeastellata #Bluewaterlily #pollensource #foodforbees #flowersforbees #plantsforbees #ethnobotany #beeotany #Blouwaterlelie #Nilsapla #延药睡莲 #Tähtilumme #Ampala #Repost @thoughtstoodeepfortears (@get_repost) ・・・ October 2, Nymphaea nouchali, Nymphaeaceae, Day Waterlily, Okavango Delta, Botswana 🇧🇼. These flowers are white until they are pollinated. Then they close, and when they reopen they are blue.
#mat_macro_bees #mat_macro #pocket_insects #pocket_macro #found_on_flowers #ig_awesome_clicks #macroclique #insectguru #insects_of_our_world #macro_spotlight #macro_creative_pictures #explore_macro #macro_freaks #rosemary #plantsforbees #savethebees #igbest_macros #all_things_bees #macro_of_our_world
Amaranthus also known commonly as Amaranthus is a good source of pollen for honeybees. "In the Midwest, several species of Amaranthus can be found in areas of disturbed soil that have plenty of moisture and sunlight, in empty lots, fields, farmland, and drainage areas or river floodplains. Tall and weedy, amaranth grows 6 to 8 feet tall, depending on growing conditions and soil....The flower cluster,which has both male and female flowers, can be up to 12 inches long. In fall, the cluster can bow under the weight of the seeds. Where and When to Gather Amaranth is an annual plant. Harvest tender greens in early to mid-spring. By mid- to late summer, the plant will have grown tall and tough and have already gone to seed. It’s common for amaranth to thrive in disturbed areas, particularly in the city, around developments, and in farmland areas. As amaranth is mineral-dense, it can also take up lead and nitrates that may be present in the soil into its stem and leaves. Harvest in an area where you are familiar with soil quality...The heavy seed heads of the amaranth disperse seed across open fields and disturbed areas of land. It is prolific and regenerates easily. Overharvesting does not seem to be a significant problem with amaranth." (Rose, L. M. (2015). Midwest Foraging.p 37-38)) Also known as Amarant in Dutch; Revonhännät in Finnish; Amarante in French; Amarant in German; amarantslekta in Norwegian Bokmål; Амарант in Russian; and amaranter in Swedish; respectively. Source: Encyclopedia of Life @encyclopediaoflife #Repost @44omnivagus44 (@get_repost) ・・・ Amaranthus spec. Amaranth Fuchsschwanz #amaranthus #amaranth #amarant #amaranto #amarante #fuchsschwanz #plant #plants #pflanzen #flora #botanik #botany #nature #natur
Grindelia formerly known as Demetria, also commonly known as Gumweed and Resinweed is a good pollen and nectar source for honeybees. A Melissodes species is pictured not Apis mellifera. "Herb [blooms] july and August in general [in Oregon]. G. nana is the most common species in both western and eastern Oregon. Bees are not common on it." (Burgett, D. M., Stringer, B. A., & Johnston, L. R. D. (1989). Nectar and Pollen Plants of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest) Also known as Rilpiöt in Finnish. Repost @beespeaker (@get_repost) ・・・ Melissodes #Grindelia #OakMeadowsPark #Vancouver
Corymbia citriodora previously known as Eucalyptus citriodora and also commonly known as Lemon-scented gum and Citrus scented gum is a good source of pollen with 24-33% crude protein and a high source of nectar with possibility of producing 70kg/hive. "Fast growth rate. Buds for 12- 15 months before breaking. Good pollen but lacks amino acid isoleucine. Nectar and pollen every 1 - 3 years." "...Smooth white powdery bark. Long narrow leaves that strongly smell of citronella. Buds in threes. No clear boundary between cap and cup of the flower bud. Young trees have a more variable flowering time. Characteristic urn-shape fruit. Because the species is somewhat frost and drought-hardy, some small woodlots and single trees are occasionally met with the interior as the remains of test plantings, or in towns and cities. Formerly cultivated commercially in Zululand where some honey was harvested. Pollen crude protein 24.7% (Aus)"(Johannsmeier, M. F. (2016). Beeplants of South Africa: Sources of Nectar, Pollen, Honeydew and Propolis for Honeybees) "Tall, graceful, shaft-like tree 35 to 40m high, found on poor gravelly soils from sea level to about 600m. in rainfed area, but is not particular in its soil requirements and will grow well in almost any soil. Somewhat frost-tender in early stages. Tropical and subtropical, but grows satisfactorily in temperate regions. Commercial timber species, also distilled for itls oil. Beautiful widely planted ornamental. FLowers June to July and seeds freely." (Penfold, A. R., & Willis, J. L. (1961). The Eucalyptus : Botany, Cultivation, Chemistry, and Utilization.) Also known as Sitoren bloekom in Afrikaans; 柠檬桉 in Chinese and Sitruunaeukalyptus in Finnish; respectively #Repost @sashabeefarm (@get_repost) ・・・ Corymbia citriodora. Эвкалипт лимонный. #corymbia #corymbiacitriodora #эвкалипт #эвкалиптлимонный #nature #rareplants #relic #relict #редкиерастения #лекарственныетравы #seed #семена #народнаямедицина #сам
Pink porterweed . . . This plant attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. . It is a little more floppy and heat sensitive than the purple porterweed, but air layers well, and provides a softer tone in foliage. These guys are survivors though, dont givr up on them even if the foliage dies back. More pruning will result in more cuttings, and a bushier plant. . . I thought it would be good to plant some Zuchinni at the bottom to shade the ground and produce some edibles. . . Filling out spots under trees and plants brings a lot of gardening satisfaction to me :) I hope these zukes make it. Fingers crossed for Summer squash in the fall! . . #Zuchinni #porterweed#pinkporterweed #butterflies #pollinatorattractor #pollinators #moths #plants #pink #flowers #rgv #butterfly #rgvgardening #savethebees #plantsforbees #fall #summersquash #zukes #garden #organic #organics #organicgardening #permaculture #groundcover #forestgarden #hummingbirds #hummingbird
Arborescent Ivy, the mature shrubby stage of the climbing form. Imagine the sound of around a hundred bees foraging for food this afternoon. Ivy, in the right place, is an excellent garden plant, and of huge benefit to wildlife. Blackbirds nest in it, sparrows quarrel in it, bees love it, and it's stopping the roof of my shed from blowing off. #hederaarborescens #plantsforbirds #plantsforbees #garden #gardening #wildlifegarden
Maximilian sunflowers (Helianthus maximilianii) are such a welcome ray of sunshine in late October. #perennialsunflower #plantsforbees #beeplants #maximiliansunflower #helianthusmaximiliani #octoberflowers #barbolianfields
Ah cosmos, how I (and the bees) do love thee. #cosmos #plantsforbees #plantsforpollinators #bees
arılar ve kendiniz için bir kitap ve iki yonca tohumu/ suggestion of a book (“Plants with Nektar, Pollens and Honeys of Turkey”) and two plant seeds for bees and also for yourself😉😊 good for #sustainablebeekeeping #arıcılık #doğalarıcılık #şehringizliarılarıvearıcıları #sürdürülebilirarıcılık #bee #beekeeping #naturalbeekeping #sustainablebeekeeper #ballıbitkiler #arıbitkileri #beeplants #plantsforhoneybees #plantsforbees #plantsforbees🐝 #seedsforbees
Euphorbia pulcherrima formerly known as Poinsettia pulcherrima and commonly known as Poinsettia and Christmas flower and is a good source for nectar and pollen for honeybees. "...Mexico. A rather gangling shrub that drops its leaves as flowering commences. Red 'petals' are actually flower bracts that surround the small petal-less flowers. Double cultivars not of use of bees. Rarely bee-visited in inland locations, probably because temperature are not high enough for nectar secretion. Better bee attraction in the subtropics." (Johannsmeier, M. F. (2016). Beeplants of South Africa: Sources of Nectar, Pollen, Honeydew and Propolis for Honeybees) "Visitors to Hawaii at holiday time are usually amazed at the brilliance and abundance of these well known flowers, as they grow out of doors in banks and hedges.... The color of the double variety is deeper and richer than the scarlet of the common single red...This accounts for the great regularity of its blooming period in November and December...The other varieties of poinsettia sometimes seen are the rose pink and the creamy white...(Kuck, L. E., & Tongg, R. C. (1965). Hawaiian flowers & flowering trees) "Sap toxic. Propagated by cutting." (p. 97 Le Corre 1985) Also known as Ponsètia in Catalan; Joulutähti in Finnish; Adventsstern, poinsettia and Weihnachtsstern in German; respectively. Source: Encyclopedia of Life @encyclopediaoflife #Euphorbiapulcherrima #Poinsettiapulcherrima #Poinsettia #Christmasflower #nectarsource #pollensource #honeybees #Apismellifera #flowersforbees #plantsforbees #foodforbees #ethnobotany #beeotany #Ponsètia #Joulutähti #Adventsstern #poinsettia #Weihnachtsstern #Repost @usbotanicgarden (@get_repost) ・・・ Our poinsettias are beginning to color up and get ready for their debut! This is Euphorbia pulcherrima ‘Tapestry.’ The bracts will be a bright cherry red and the leaves will have a strong yellow and green contrast!