Gorse, aka Furze, in full glorious bloom

Bee Flowers – March

Until today – I’ve never seen a bee on a dandelion and didn’t really believe they found them interesting but here’s the evidence they do and the pollen loads are yellow. Click photo for bigger view:

Yellow Daffodil Pollen
Yellow Daffodil Pollen

Please note – the three most important plants for bees in March are Dandelion, Gorse (aka Furze) and Willow.

Click the photos below for a bigger version and note the colours of the pollen loads.

Dandelion Pollen Loads
Dandelion (Tarraxacum spp.)
Honey bee gorse pollination of Ulex europaea
Honeybee gathering pollen from the Gorse
Honey bee approaching willow catkin
Honeybee zoning in on Willow catkin

More bee flowers for March in the table below:

Flowers for Bees - March

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