- Author: Kathy Keatley Garvey
Published on: August 26, 2009
If you're in the right spot at the same time, you may get a double bonus: a non-native bee and a native bee on a native plant.
We took this photo in Healdsburg last week of a non-native bee (the common European or Western honey bee, Apis mellifera) and a native sweat bee (Halictus ligatus) sharing a plant native to the Americas: the sunflower.
A golden moment.
Tags: Apis mellifera (34), Halictus ligatus (6), honey bee (230), sunflower (4), sweat bee (20)Comments: 0
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