Native Californians like to do more than drink kombucha and go surfing together. Native poppies like these depend on pollinators like the long-horned bee (Eucera frater albopilosa).
Bee Mixed-Media contributed by Amelia Munson
Flowers Grown & Pressed by Ryane Logsdon (@itendswithe on Instagram)
Source: Frankie, G. W., Thorp, R. W., Pawelek, J. C., Hernandez, J., & Coville, R. (2009). Urban bee diversity in a small residential garden in northern California. Journal of Hymenoptera research, 18(2), 368-379.