Bee on an Azalea Flower
- Description: A bee collecting pollen from a white azalea flower. Bees are able to gather nectar and pollen from flowers because they have a long tongue called a "proboscis" that help them reach into the center of the flower. They are very important in the pollination of flowers and plants.
- Keywords: bee, insect, azalea, flower, Maclay Gardens
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- Source: Florida Center for Instructional Technology, Exploring Florida: Social Studies Resources
for Students and Teachers (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, 2009)
- Date of Photo: 4/1/2007
- Photographer: Roy Winkelman