Pollinator Preferences for Selected Aster, False Indigo, Bee Balm and Sedum Flowers in North Dakota

(H1962, June 2020)

North Dakotans can nourish pollinators by planting flowers that produce nectar and pollen. However, not all flowering perennials are equal. This publication discusses pollinator preferences for native species and ornamental cultivars of aster, baptisia, bee balm and sedum.

Lead Author
Lead Author:
Veronica Calles-Torrez, Post-doctoral Scientist, NDSU
Other Authors

Esther E. McGinnis, Extension Horticulturist, NDSU; Barbara Laschkewitsch, Horticulture Research Specialist, NDSU; Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, High Value Crops Professor, NDSU; Janet J. Knodel, Extension Entomologist, NDSU

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