Plants for bees: Yellow loosestrife

publication date: Feb 26, 2010
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Bee World Vol.77 (4) 1996 pp.197-199
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Plants for bees: Yellow loosestrife


William Kirk


Value to bees: visited particularly by females of Macropis europaea and M. fulvipes (Melittidae) for oil and pollen and by the males to find females; visited for pollen by other bees, such as halictids. 

KeywordsMacropis europaea, M. fulvipes (Melittidae), Yellow loosestrife, halictids
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