pollen guide

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by Bsweet, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. Bsweet

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    Evening folks thought I'd share this with you in case it helps. Search pollen source at wikipedia. It gives a color guide,plant and approx dates. hope it helps Jim
     
  2. riverrat

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    If you can get the link posted we might stick that one up at the top sounds like a good info source does it break down the different areas of the country
     

  3. Bsweet

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    Try this see if it works
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollen_source

    Sorry folk ain't smart enof to get the link to work in my post.

    The report only list trees/shrubs/plants and flowers but no regional break down but it breaks down by season. Jim
     
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    It works now..... :thumbsup:
     
  5. Bsweet

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    Thank you Iddee
     
  6. riverrat

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    I placed this link in the products of the hive as a sticky
     
  7. Bsweet

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    Thanks RRAT, guess it was a good find at least for temp. zone 5 but alot of the flora listed with an adjustment of dates will help ID some of the color the girls bring in. Jim
     
  8. srvfantexasflood

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    That's worth book marking. Thank you.
     
  9. Bsweet

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    srv. I find it helpful and now the wife is wanting to be more hands on, and sit near the hives watching for dif colors going in. Jim
     
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    Great! I've always been curious about the girls' pollen sources. Thank you.