Sweat Bee on the Spiderwort

spiderwort with sweat bee

It’s a cool day in mid-October, but the staunchest of the pollinators are still at it. Here’s a sweat bee, hard at work gathering pollen from a spiderwort blooming beside the sidewalk. The spiderwort is a reliable bloomer, hence a good source of pollen, throughout the growing season and right up until frost.

spiderwort  spiderwort1

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