Assessing Woody Ornamentals for Urban Bee Conservation

AmericanHort Contributor January 15 2016

Public awareness of the threat of habitat loss to urban bee populations has increased interest in planting “bee-friendly” landscape plants. Urban landscapes can provide critical resources to bee populations, especially when managed and designed properly. Various publications and websites list plant species that have been anecdotally claimed as bee-attractive, but those lists are rarely backed by research. Surveying bee assemblages and bee-attractiveness on flowering ornamentals can help the public make informed decisions by providing data-supported plant recommendations. In this...

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