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hawthorn now out and buzzing with bees, do bees visit cow parsley?

i havent seen them on it so am guessing its a no
 

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hawthorn now out and buzzing with bees, do bees visit cow parsley?

i havent seen them on it so am guessing its a no
Cow parlsey is a source of pollen and I see lots of pollinators and butterflies on it but I suspect there are better sources available at the same time that attract honey bees.
 
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Bees love the umbellicas, here is one on Water hemlock dropwort in the same family. As Swarm says, pink pollen!
Fair play, I wouldn't be able to identify them as there are so many. Lovely photo, it's gorgeous to see in the cells as well.
 

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Fair play, I wouldn't be able to identify them as there are so many. Lovely photo, it's gorgeous to see in the cells as well.
I use an identification app called Seek. It’s free to download and makes a walk in the countryside an education!
 

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This family of plants previously called the Umbelliferae are now classified as the Apiaceae. I grow parsnips and often let them flower to get their seed for future sowings. Get not only solitary, bumble and honeybees but also flies, ants and other insects visiting them.
 

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