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Bee Pollen Through the Microscope

Bee Pollen

This pollen grain is the second most common pollen in the first row from Florence, Oregon Bee Pollen. The mounting medium here has a refractive index of 1.49. This is at intermediate focus.

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KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots / ORDER: FAMILY: GENUS: SPECIES:

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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