I've been wondering that since last year! I saw a little last year. This year I see a lot. They are bring in lots of pollen and probably 1/4 -1/3 is blue (packs almost black in the cells), with the rest being bright yellow, orange, or pale yellow. Very little white this spring....
Yesterday the girls were bringing in all different colors. Red, olive, orange yellow, pale yellow. I looked up the red - henbit or snowdrops. Both were in the yard the bees were in. I love watching them. Some had so much pollen they had trouble flying.
Thanks! Scilla is the likely culprit. But I just saw some of the first scilla blooming the last few days and they've been bring it back for weeks. I wonder if there's spots with more exposure where the scilla was blooming earlier or if there's another source....
Nice wiki page, thanks for the link!
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