Flower-Visiting Insects
of Cream Wild Indigo


Baptisia leucophaea (Cream Wild Indigo)
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Baptisia bracteata. Long-tongued bees usually seek nectar, but sometimes collect pollen; insect visitors are usually queen bees; the butterfly sucks nectar; some observations are from Petersen, Haddock & Chaplin, and Swengel & Swengel as indicated below, otherwise they are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus (HC), Bombus bimaculatus (HC), Bombus fervidus (Pt), Bombus griseocallis sn, Bombus pensylvanica sn (Rb, Pt); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia speciosa sn fq; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Osmia bucephala bucephala sn cp

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis sn (Sw)


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