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Flowering Jade Draws Some Pollinators

European syrphid fly forages  on jade at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.  This is a Eristalinus aenus.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's not spring yet, but don't tell that to the pollinators at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. We traveled to the state park on Monday, Jan. 25 to see if we could find a bumble bee foraging on the jade blossoms. Or more specifically, the...

European syrphid fly forages  on jade at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.  This is a Eristalinus aenus.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
European syrphid fly forages on jade at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. This is a Eristalinus aenus.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

European syrphid fly forages on jade at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. This is a Eristalinus aenus.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on jade at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on jade at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on jade at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:25 PM
 
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