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Honey bees loves lavender Best details enlarged. <br />
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Two non-natives, European honey bee on Lavandula pedunculata photographed in situ. <br />
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Bees love lavender because the fragrant plant has both pollen and nectar to feed them. <br />
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Honey bees loves lavender

Best details enlarged.

Two non-natives, European honey bee on Lavandula pedunculata photographed in situ.

Bees love lavender because the fragrant plant has both pollen and nectar to feed them.

    comments (4)

  1. Details confirmed, wonderful shot!
    Posted 2 months ago
  2. Incredible photo! Posted 2 months ago
  3. Great Shot! Bees are my passion and you've captured this one well! Posted 2 months ago
  4. Exquisite shot, Ruth! Posted 2 months ago

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''Lavandula pedunculata'', commonly called French lavender, is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae. It is known for its butterfly-like, narrow petals that emerge from the top of its narrow stalk. ''L. pedunculata'' is native to Iberia, Morocco and western Turkey.

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Uploaded Aug 17, 2021. Captured Aug 11, 2021 10:09 in 68 Curry St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO250
  • 105mm