Garden plant list for US native bees

Doug Yanega dyanega at
Tue Oct 31 19:48:53 EST 2000

Since some folks here are interested in butterfly gardening, I thought this
might be of interest. No reason not to make one's garden suitable for more
than just butterflies, as long as one is inclined towards wildlife.

>Sender: Pollination and Palynology List <POLPAL-L at LISTSERV.UOGUELPH.CA>
>From: James Cane <jcane at BIOLOGY.USU.EDU>
>Subject:      Garden plant list for US native bees
>Folks- for those of you that might be interested, I've compiled a list
>of garden plant genera available in the US, species of which are used by
>some of our native bee fauna.  It is a work in progress, with
>anticipated revisions this winter to incorporate suggestions by several
>colleagues (and likely some future contributors too).  The tables can be
>seen at our lab's web site, whose address is:
>Simply click on "bee garden" and have  a look.
>Feel free to distribute the list as you see fit, or download for
>yourself to tailor to your local circumstances or interests.
>jim cane
>USDA-ARS Bee Biology and Systematics Lab
>Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-5310 USA
>tel: 435-797-3879   FAX: 435-797-0461
>email: jcane at
>web page:
>Carpe Biem!

Doug Yanega        Dept. of Entomology         Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California - Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521
phone: (909) 787-4315 (standard disclaimer: opinions are mine, not UCR's)
  "There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness
        is the true method" - Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chap. 82


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