Monthly Archives: September 2018

Plant of the Week: Sunflower

This entry is from Lucas Costner, an¬†undergraduate horticulture major at Oregon State University. ¬†It highlights one of the plants that Aaron Anderson is using in his research. As summer in the Pacific Northwest comes to a close, the sunflower (Helianthus … Continue reading

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Do Gardeners Like the Same Flowers as Bees?

In 2017 and 2018, Aaron and Lucas took weekly counts of bees on their native plant plots. Aaron has summarized the data for 2017 (below) according to bee morpho-type. The morphotype categories are the same general categories that have been … Continue reading

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First Bee List from Native Plant Study

We are so lucky that Lincoln Best has been in Oregon, supporting the work of the Oregon Bee Atlas. Linc was kind enough to take a look at Aaron’s bees, before going back to Canada. Aaron is currently taking a … Continue reading

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