Contact: Sarah Yang
University of California - Berkeley
Caption: Shown is a blue orchard bee, Osmia aglaia Sandhouse, visiting a Himalayan blackberry, Rubus praecox Bertol. This species of blackberry is heavily reliant upon bees for pollination.
Credit: Photo by Steve Werblow, Homestead magazine, USA
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