Pollinators of native plants : attract, observe and identify pollinators and beneficial insects with native plants / Heather Holm
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xiii, 305 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Note
"Bees, butterflies, moths, wasps, flies, beetles"--Cover.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-242) and index.
Contents
Chapter One: Pollination
Pollination -- Self-Pollination -- Cross-Pollination & Flower Development -- Floral Resources and Rewards: Nectar Guides; Flower Color Change; Shape & Color Contrast; Fragrance & Olfactory Guides -- Flower Morphology & Resources Access: Composite, Umbelliferous, Tubular, Bilabiate, Nodding, Complex Flowers -- Mutualism Between Plant and Pollinator -- Types of Floral Visitors: Generalists; Plant Specialists; Pollen Specialists; Thieves; Predators; Parasitoids; Hyperparasitoids; Cleptoparasites
Chapter Two: Pollinators
Bees: Levels of Sociality; Sociality; Foraging Efficiency & Pollination -- Nest Provisioning & Life Cycle -- Solitary & Social Nesting Sites; Mouthparts -- Vision; Pollen Collection -- Wasps -- Beetles -- Butterflies & Moths -- Flies
Chpater Three: Pollinator Conservation
Urban/Suburban Landscapes: Right Plant - Right Place; Selecting Native Plants; Water; Pesticides -- Invasive Plnats; Native Plants -- Providing Nesting Sites -- Natural Landscapes: Prescribed Burns; Edge Disturbance; Soil Compaction -- Agricultural Landscapes: Pollination of Crops; Planting Sites & Pollinator Habitat; Grazing; Pesticide Use & Driift -- Beneficial Insects - Ecosystem Services: Selecting Native Plants; Predators; Parasitoids; Pesticides -- Threats to Native Pollinators: Habitat Degradation & Fragmentation; Invasive Plants; Pesticides; Climate Change -- Pollinators Conservation Checklist
How to use this book
Chapter Four: Praire
Native Plant - Insect Interactions -- Agastache fooeniculum / Fragrant (Anise) Hyssop -- Allium cernuum / Nodding Onion -- Anemone patens / American Pasqueflower -- Arnoglossum atriplicifolium / Pale Indian Plantain -- Asclepias tuberosa / Butterfly Milkweed -- Baptisia Iactea / Wild White Indigo -- Campanula rotundifolia / Harebell -- Coreopsis palmata / Prairie Coreopsis -- Dalea purpurea / Pale Purple Coneflower -- Echinacea purpurea / Purple Coneflower -- Eryngium yuccifolium / Rattlesnake Master -- Geum triflorum / Prairie Smoke -- Helianthus maximilianii / Maximilian Sunflower -- Heliopsis hlianthoides / False Sunflower -- Heuchera richardsonii / Prairie Alumroot -- Liatris ligulistylis / Meadow Blazingstar -- Lupinus perennis / Wild Lupine -- Monarda fistulosa / Wild Bergamot -- Monarda punctata / Spotted Bee Balm -- Parthenium integrifolium / Wild Quinine -- Penstemon digitalis / Smooth Beard Tongue -- Phlox pilosa / Prairie (Downy) Phlox -- Potentilla arguta / Prairie (Tall) Cinquefoil -- Ratibida pinnata / Yellow (Gray-Headed) Coneflower -- Rudbeckia hirta / Black-Eyed Susan -- Ruellia humilis / Wild Petunia -- Solidago rigida / Stiff Goldenrod -- Tradescantia ohiensis / Ohio Spiderwort -- Verbena stricta / Hoary Vervain -- Zizia aurea / Golden Alexanders
Chapter Five: Woodland Edge
Native Plant - Insect Interactions -- Actaea pachypoda / White Baneberry -- Anemone acutiloba / Sharp-Lobed Hepatica -- Aquilegia canadensis / Wild Columbine -- Aruncus dioicus / Goat's Beard -- Dicentra cucullaria / Durchman's Breeches -- Eurybia macrophylla / Large-Leaved Aster -- Geranium maculatum / Wild Geranium -- Hydrophyllum virginianum / Virginia Waterleaf -- Maianthemum racemosum / False Solomon's Seal -- Mitella diphylla / Bishop's Cap (Miterwort) -- Osmorhiza longistylis / Long-Styled Sweet Cicely -- Polemonium reptans / Jacob's Ladder -- Polygonatum biflorum / Smooth Solomon's Seal -- Sanguinaria canadensis / Bloodroot -- Solidago flexicaulis / Zigzag Goldenrod -- Thalicturm thalictroides / Rue Anemone -- Uvularia grandiflora / Large-Flowered Bellwort -- Viola pubescens / Downy Yellow Violet
Chapter Six: Wetland Edge
Native Plant - Insect Interactions -- Anemone canadensis / Canada Anemone -- Asclepias incarnata / Swamp Milkweed -- Caltha palustris / Marsh Marigold -- Chelone glabra / White Turtlehead -- Desmodium canadense / Canada (Showy) Tick Trefoil -- Eu[atorium perfoliatum / Common Boneset -- Eutrochium maculatum / Spotted Joe Pye Weed -- Gentiana andrewsii / Bottle Gentian -- Hypericum pyramidatum / Great St. John's Wort -- Liatris pycnostachya / Prairie Blazingstar -- Lobelia siphilitica / Great Blue Lobelia -- Physostegia virginiana / Obedient Plant -- Pycnanthemum virginianum / Virginia Mountain Mint -- Silphium perfoliatum / Cup Plant -- Symphytrichum novae-angliae / New England Aster -- Verbana hastata / Blue (Swamp) Vervain -- Veronia fasciculata / Common Ironweed -- Veronicastrum virginiucum / Culver's Root
References -- Websites Consulted -- Illustration & Photography Credits
Charts -- Bee - Native Plant Interactions -- Predatory Wasp - Native Plant Interactions -- Bee Tongue Lengths -- Flowering Timeline - Prairie -- Flowering Timeline - Woodland -- Flowering Timeline - Wetland Edge -- Glossary
Visual Glossary of Plant Parts -- Leaf Shape; Leaf Edge; Leaf Arrangement -- Types of Roots Systems; Types of Fruit -- Types of Influrescences; Types of Corollas -- Flower Components; Location of Nectaries
Visual Glossary of Bees -- Anatomy; Life Cycle; Nest Types; Pollication
Common Bee Genera -- Family Collectidae: Hylaeus, Yellow-Faced Bees; Colletes, Cellophane Bees -- Family Andrenidae: Andrena, Mining Bees; Calliopsis, Mining Bees -- Family Halictidae: Halictius, Sweat Bees; Lasioglossum, Sweat Bees; Agapostemon, Green Sweat Bees; Sphecodes, Cuckoo Bees; Augochlora, Sweat Bees, Augochlorella, Sweat Bees -- Family Megachilidae: Osmia, Mason Bees; Megachile, Leafcutter Bees; Heriades, Small Resin Bees, Anthidium, Carder Bees; Coelioxys, Cuckoo Bees; Hoplitis, Mason Bees -- Family Apidae: Bombus, Bumble Bees; Anthophora, Digger Bees; Ceratina, Small Carpenter Bees; Melissides, Long-Horned Bees; Nomada, Cuckoo Bees; Triepeolus, Cuckcoo Bees; Xylocopa, Large Carpenter Bees; Apis mellifera, Honey Bees
Pollinator Plans -- Boulevard Garden, Full Sun, Sand to Sandy-Loam Soil -- Boulevard Garden, Shade, Loam Soil, Mesic Soil -- Bioswale/Ditch/Raingarden, Full Sun, Mesic to Wet Soil -- Woodland Edge, Part Sun, Mesic, Loan Soil -- Leafcutter Bee Garden, Full Sun, Mesic, Loam Soil -- Mason Bee Garden, Full Sun, Mesic to Dry, Sandy-Loam to Loam Soil -- Beneficial Insect Garden, Full Sun, Mesic, Loam Soil
Visual Index -- Bees -- Wasps -- Butterflies -- Moths -- Flies -- Beetles -- Bugs, Lacewings, Spiders, Ants
Index -- Observations
Summary
"This comprehensive, essential book profiles over 65 perennial native plant species of the Midwest, Great Lakes region, Northeast and southern Canada plus the pollinators, beneficial insects and flower visitors the plants attract ... Readers learn to attract and identify pollinators and beneficial insects as well as customize their landscape planting for a particular type of pollinator with native plants. The book includes information on pollination, types of pollinators, pollinator conservation as well as pollinator landscape plans."--Page 4 of cover.
23.00 HORT (10-001-1)
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