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Male leafcutter bees.

Two little (7mm) male leafcutter bees, Megachile rotundata Fabricius,  at rest. These are solitary bees introduced to North America in the 1930’s to help pollinate alfalfa. More information on this bee can be found in […]

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Bees and Baptisia

Another reliable plant in our front garden is the perennial Blue False Indigo, Baptisia australis, a member of the family Fabaceae (legumes) that contains other garden plants such as beans, sweet peas, lupines and the shrubby […]

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