Attractive to Bees

DID YOU KNOW?

Bumblebees (Bombus sp.) like other indigenuous bees, are four more times more likely to take nectar an pollen from indigenuous plants than from non-native plants?

Below is a list of plants you can add to your landscape to attract native bees:

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Botanical

Common

Archtostaphylos uva-ursi Bearberry
Asclepsis spp.   Milkweed
Aster spp.   Asters
Coreopsis spp.   Tickseed
Erigeron spp.   Daisy Fleabane
Helinathus spp.   Sunflower
Penstemon spp.   Beardtongues
Phacelia spp.   Blue Curls
Prunus spp.   Cherry, Plum
Pycanthemum spp.   Mountain mint
Rhus spp.   Sumac
Rubus spp.   Brambles
Senecio spp.   Golden Groundsel
Vaccinium spp.   Blueberries

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