Bee with orange clumps of pollen on its legs flying to an Aloe flower
We all know that bees are important because they pollinate plants that we rely on for food. This bee is on an Aloe flower; it has large clumps of orange pollen on its legs:
Bee on Porterweed
Bee with orange clumps of pollen on its legs feeding on an Aloe flower
Bees on flowers don't look too intimidating, but look at this hive.
Lots of bees in a Beehive in a fallen palm tree
Not every flower is safe. This bee was looking for food on Spanish Needles flowers when an assassin bug attacked it.
Bee on a purple Porterweed flower
Assassin bug with its proboscis in a bee that it caught on a Spanish Needles flower
Bee flying to pollinate a brilliant yellow flower with a tiny ant on one petal
Bee nectars on a Spanish Needles flower
Spanish Needles, that white flower with a yellow center that resembles a daisy, is a favorite food of both bees and butterflies. It's a great hunting spot for bugs that eat bugs.
Bee on pink Beautyberry flowers
Bee on Wild Coffee Flower:
This bee looks like a little kid drinking from a very big glass. It's in a Firebush flower.
Bee nectars on a Spanish Needles flower
Bee nectars on a cluster of pink Beautyberry flowers
Bee nectars on a small white Wild Coffee flower
Bee nectars on a long yellow and red Firebush flower
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