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Why Honey Bees Forage in California Poppies

When you see honey bees foraging on the California poppy, the state flower, they're not there for the nectar. They're there for the...

Two honey bees foraging on a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two honey bees foraging on a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two honey bees foraging on a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee with a pollen load. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee with a pollen load. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee with a pollen load. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Best of Bodega: Bees Buzzing on Echium

The Pride of Maderia (Echium candicans) is blooming in the tiny Sonoma coastal community of Bodega. The purplish-blue spiked flowers attract honey...

Honey bees foraging on the Pride of Madeira at Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bees foraging on the Pride of Madeira at Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees foraging on the Pride of Madeira at Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey

Honey bee targeting an Echium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee targeting an Echium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee targeting an Echium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 6:19 PM

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