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Re: Bee Pods

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Bee Pods
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jun 1998 09:53:08 +0000
  • References: <199806131343.HAA16648@sol.digitalpla.net>

Jeff and Carolyn Walters wrote:
> > Lora L. Masche wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi Lynn,
> > > I have three pods being formed on different irises.  Two are on SDB's
> and 1
> > > on a TB.
> > > I can't say it was done by a bee.  It could also have been done by
> humming
> > > birds which we have a lot of.
> Besides bees and hummingbirds, hummingbird moths (aka hawk moths) are
> frequent visitors to the iris blooms here in the evening and are, I
> imagine, as capable as the other two of pollinating irises.
> Jeff Walters in northern Utah  (USDA Zone 4, Sunset Zone 2)
> cwalters@digitalpla.net

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