Flower-Visiting Insects
of Prairie Blue-Eyed Grass


Sisyrinchium campestre (Prairie Blue-Eyed Grass)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, the fly sucks nectar or feeds on pollen, and the butterfly sucks nectar; observations are from Reed and Swengel & Swengel as indicated below)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum pictus (Re), Lasioglossum pilosus (Re), Lasioglossum paraforbesii (Re); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis (Re)

Flies
Syrphidae: Sphaerophoria sp. (Re)

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis (Sw)


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