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Pussywillow pollen

Posted by blueberrytalk on March 23, 2017

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Pussywillow – a little earlier this year.

Posted by blueberrytalk on February 27, 2016

2016 pusseywillow

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This bee is after nectar

Posted by blueberrytalk on March 6, 2015

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Late Pussywillow

Posted by blueberrytalk on April 12, 2012

Different varieties of pusseywillow provide a continuous stream of pollen throughout the spring.

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Pussywillow pollen in abundance

Posted by blueberrytalk on March 23, 2012

A sudden turn to warm weather coincides with pussywillow pollen at its peak. Click on the picture to enlarge.

Pussywillow pollen

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Early pussywillow is late this year

Posted by blueberrytalk on March 21, 2012

Pussywillow in the last two years became available to the bees a month later than 2010.

Early pussywillow

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Late pussywillow

Posted by blueberrytalk on April 20, 2011

pussywillow pollenThis pussywillow comes about a month after an earlier pussywillow. By now the dandelions are at their peak so there is not a shortage of pollen. There are a lot of good foraging sources for the bees just prior to blueberry bloom.

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Pussywillow pollen 2011

Posted by blueberrytalk on March 18, 2011

Last year this pussywillow provided pollen one month earlier!

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Late pussywillow

Posted by blueberrytalk on March 31, 2010

A couple of wild bees have joined the honeybees on the late pussywillow. Pussywillow are known for their abundant pollen.

wild bees on pussywillow

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Early Pussy Willow

Posted by blueberrytalk on February 17, 2010

Pollen is starting to show on the early Pussy Willow and the bees are taking full advantage on a relatively warm February day.

Pussy Willow pollen

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