Flower-Visiting Insects
of Illinois Tick Trefoil

Desmodium illinoense (Illinois Tick Trefoil)
(Long-tongued bees usually collect pollen, otherwise they explore the flowers & are non-pollinating; short-tongued bees collect stray pollen [csp], but are non-pollinating; the butterfly explores the flowers and is non-pollinating; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus cp, Bombus pensylvanica cp; Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys octodentata exp np; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis cp fq, Megachile georgica cp, Megachile mendica cp; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis pilosifrons cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum versatus csp np

Lycaenidae: Everes comyntas exp np