Tag: bee plants

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

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 3: Basswood

Tweet Family: Malvaceae Genus: Tilia Species: Around 45 species worldwide Common names: Basswood, linden tree ZBAS 10 [Zach’s update on… read more Summer flower 3: Basswood

Summer flower 6: Crown Vetch

Tweet Family: Fabaceae Genus: Securigera Species: S. varia Common names: Crown vetch ZBAS* Honey bees 3, bumble bees 8 This… read more Summer flower 6: Crown Vetch

Summer flower 5: Bird’s foot trefoil

TweetBird’s foot trefoil has been blooming for a while. It is a legume so that it fixes nitrogen just like… read more Summer flower 5: Bird’s foot trefoil

Summer flower 4: Staghorn sumac

Tweet  Family: Anacardiaceae Genus: Rhus Species: R. typhina Common name: Staghorn sumac ZBAS: 8 I just noticed that this flower is… read more Summer flower 4: Staghorn sumac

Spring flower 27: Desert false indigo

Tweet Family: Fabaceae Subfamily: Faboideae Genus: Amorpha Species: A. fruticosa Common names desert false indigofalse indigo-bushbastard indigobush ZBAS* 8 This flower… read more Spring flower 27: Desert false indigo

Spring flower 26: Smoke bush

Tweet Family Anacardiaceae Genus Cotinus Species C. coggygria Common name smoke tree, smoke bush, 黄栌 ZBAS 8 It is called… read more Spring flower 26: Smoke bush