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Thread: Bee toxins

  1. #1
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    Mar 2005
    Location
    central kentucky
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    Anyone ever heard of The Golden Rain Tree being toxic to bees,this tree is common as a landscape tree used along interstate hwys by the d.o.t.
    Covered with yellow flowers in july and august in our area and my bees seem to love it.
    Moses

  2. #2
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    Jan 2004
    Location
    Bridgewater VT. USA
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    The hive and the honey bee 2000 edition page 890 several plants listed as toxic to bee but golden rain tree not listed. Rhododendron and related Ericaceae are listed as toxic as is yellow jasmine, california buckeye,loco weed, western falsehellebore,sothern leatherwood or black ti-ti.
    Stuart

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