The colors are derived from minerals (manganese, iron and copper, for example) and plants (Cleome serrulata, commonly known as Navajo spinach or Rocky Mountain bee plant
) in the area.
Sesamum indicum L., a potential bee plant
in Bankura and Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal.
The most preferred species, on the basis of weight of seed consumed, were switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), sand lovegrass (Eragrostis trichodes), Rocky Mountain bee plant
(Peritoma serrulata), smooth sumac (Rhus glabra), and annual sunflower (Helianthus annuus; Table 1).
This aspect illustrates a very low richness of bee plant
species in the studied region when compared with data of areas covered with tropical vegetation, where 37 plant species were related by Engel and Dingemans-Bakels (1980).
Alfalfa is also a good bee plant
, while cactuses fit in a bee garden for those living in the Southwest.
Also it is important as a bee plant
because it produces a great deal of nectar.
Areas once graced by desert mariposa tulip, Rocky Mountain bee plant
, prickly poppy and evening primrose were invaded by the hostile horehound.
It's a dependable bee plant
that is easy to grow, with scented foliage rabbits avoid.
Annuals offer a bridge from summer to the fall, and some of my favorite bee plants
are the Mexican sunflower (tithonia), along with single-flowered dahlias, zinnias and lantana.
Under the Green Pakistan Programme (GPP), he said, around 18 million saplings had bee planted
Dandelions are excellent bee plants
, providing vital pollen early in the season.
Many species of the Asteraceae family common in antropic environments are frequent pollen sources for the honeybee and regarded as good bee plants
(Bastos et al., 1995; Bastos et al., 1998).