Word of the Week: Bilabiate

Eastern Carpenter Bee

Salvias with long, narrow corollas are prime targets of nectar robbers like these eastern carpenter bees.
Both the female (left) and male (right) are obtaining nectar through holes like that
just visible at the base of the middle flower sepal. Photo © Mary Free

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