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  1. #1
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    Default early pollen

    I live in the Northern Berkshires in the northwest corner of MA. Yesterday, april 1st my bees were coming back loaded with pollen. Things still look pretty dead around here. My guess is maybe linden/basswood trees. Any ideas!
    Last edited by berkshire bee; 04-02-2007 at 09:50 AM. Reason: spelling

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    Default Pollen

    Maples and willow probably.

    Maple-light yellow
    Manitoba Maple (box elder)-light olive
    Grey alder-brownish yellow
    American Hazel-light green
    Willow-lemon yello
    American Elm-light grey
    Winged Elm-pale yellow

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    Hey Stakr........How about posting all the pollen colors here!?!? We don't care how long it takes ya. We got time...


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    Big Grin pollen

    go to http;//wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollen_source

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