Aquilegia coerulea and a European Honey bee

Aquilegia coerulea and a European Honey bee

The European Honey bee (Apis mellifera) naturally occurs in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, but has been imported into the United States and other countries for use in pollinating food plants. In the U.S. the population includes several interbreeding subspecies...
Oneside Penstemon (Penstemon virgatus var. Asa Grayi)

Oneside Penstemon (Penstemon virgatus var. Asa Grayi)

Oneside Penstemon (Penstemon virgatus var. Asa Grayi), Plantain Family (Plantaginaceae) is a native and common species which grows in meadows and grasslands, on rocky hillsides, and pinyon-juniper forests. It is known from the central counties mostly along the Front...