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A bumble bee feeds on a sunflower

 Image Number D3973-1

A common eastern bumble bee, Bombus impatiens, feeds on sunflower nectar. The large flower is easily seen by insects and birds, which pollinate it. It produces thousands of seeds, which people consume as a snack or in salad. Seeds are also made into sunflower butter or sunflower oil.


Photo by Peggy Greb.


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