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Bee Pollen Through the Microscope

Bee Pollen

This is one of the pollen types in the pollen packets of the fourth row collected near Palleau, France. This is a Brassica species at equitorial focus.

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KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots /Rosids ORDER: Brassicales FAMILY: Brassicaceae TRIBE: GENUS: SPECIES:

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