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Dandelion Bee Pollen Through the Microscope

Bee Pollen, Dandelion

This is one of the less common pollen types in the packets of the second row from Florence, Oregon Bee Pollen. This is at equitorial focus. Honeybees just can't pass up a dandelion. A few of these pollens are present in packets from every row.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


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Faegri, Knut and Johs Iversen, TEXTBOOK OF POLLEN ANALYSIS, Hafner Publishing Company, 1964.

Kapp, Ronald O., HOW TO KNOW POLLEN AND SPORES, Wm. C. Brown Company, 1969.

Moore, P.D., J. A. Webb, and M. E. Collinson, POLLEN ANALYSIS, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1991