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I was bush hogging out at my son's place today. Saw a number of fresh blooms on goldenrod. Many were dried up, but a surprising number of them were fresh and golden yellow.
 

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Must be the weird weather we have going on..... I'll take it, goldenrod makes my nose itch and my eyes water but I don't cut any of it down since the bees like it so much.
 

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I saw a couple of my bees today coming back with some light yellow pollen. Where the heck are they getting it from?? :dontknow:
 

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Omie, you'll find bees getting pollen from plants that have been frost bit (or frozen in your area) even though the nectar on what is left of the bloom is gone. Also color of the bloom does not dictate the color of the pollen. Down here, primrose willow has a big yellow bloom and the reddist pollen you've ever seen. Bahia grass shoots are black and have yellow pollen.
 
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