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Bees-Hornets-Wasps - Ground-nesting bees

Example of a solitary bee, visiting flowers of Purple Vetch / Cow Pea

Fact Sheet / Description: A species of solitary ground-nesting bee (Probably an Andrenid or ‘Mining Bee’)


Some online bee resources available include: Understanding Native Bees, the Great Pollinators: Enhancing Their Habitat in Maineand How to Create a Bee-Friendly Landscape (UMaine Extension); see also the comprehensive websiteBee Health by eXtension!


 


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