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Fall flower 2: Goldenrod

Tweet Family: Asteraceae Genus: Solidago Species: S. canadensis Common names: goldenrod ZBAS 8 Well, it is definitely fall. You got… read more Fall flower 2: Goldenrod

Fall flower 1: Chinese sumac

Tweet Family: Anacardiaceae Genus: Rhus Species: R. chinensis Common names: Chinese sumac ZBAS 9 This year (2020), I checked the… read more Fall flower 1: Chinese sumac

Summer flower 12: Alfalfa

Tweet Family: Fabaceae Genus: Medicago Species: M. sativa Common names: lucerne ZBAS 2 Alfalfa probably has enough nectar, only if… read more Summer flower 12: Alfalfa

Summer flower 11: Red clover

Tweet Family: Fabaceae Genus: Trifolium Species: T. pratense Common names: red clover ZBAS 4 Years ago beekeeping friends (father and… read more Summer flower 11: Red clover

Summer flower 10: Star thistle

Tweet Family: Asteraceae Genus: Centaurea Species: C. stoebe Common names: spotted knapweed, ZBAS 8 Similar to Canada thistle, perhaps a… read more Summer flower 10: Star thistle

Summer flower 9: Canada thistle

Tweet Family: Asteraceae Genus: Cirsium Species: C. arvense Common names: creeping, field thistle ZBAS 8 OK, I start with the… read more Summer flower 9: Canada thistle

Summer flower 7: White clover

TweetZachary Huang, Michigan State University Family: Fabaceae Genus: Trifolium Species: T. repens Common names: Dutch clover, Ladino clover, or Ladino… read more Summer flower 7: White clover

Summer flower 8: Sweet clovers

Tweet Family: Fabaceae Genus: Melilotus Species: M. alba, M. officinalis Common names: white/yellow sweet clovers ZBAS 8 White honey production… read more Summer flower 8: Sweet clovers