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In the Pink

Bee in Nectarine Blossoms

It's a peach of a tree, but it isn't a peach. It's a nectarine, a close variety of the peach--the result of a genetic mutation.In between the rain storms, honey bees are nectaring the nectarines and packing pollen, getting ready for the spring hive...

Bee in Nectarine Blossoms
Bee in Nectarine Blossoms

HONEY BEE nectaring nectarine blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen-Packing Honey Bee
Pollen-Packing Honey Bee

POLLEN-PACKING honey bee in a nectarine blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 7:48 PM
Tags: honey bees (346), nectarines (7)

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