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You gotta love that red buckwheat (Eriogonum grande rubescens).Attractive to honey bees, native...
Honey Bee on Buckwheat
It's called a complete metamorphosis--from an egg to a larva to a pupa to an...
Anise swallowtail caterpillar on anise, also known as fennel.. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Empty chrysalis: an Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon) emerged from this chrysalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Adult stage: Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Once upon a time, there was a redhumped caterpillar gorging on the leaves of a redbud tree. For...
It was a major milestone, sequencing the genome of Culex quinquefasciatus, the so-called “southern...
Honey bees foraging on zinnias? Yes. It's not considered a "bee plant" like the salvias, lavenders...
Honey Bee on Zinnia