Flower-Visiting Insects
of Showy Tick Trefoil

Desmodium canadense (Showy Tick Trefoil)
(Bees collect pollen; flies & beetles feed on pollen or explore the flowers without feeding; observations are from Robertson and Reed)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis (Rb), Bombus pensylvanica fq (Rb, Re), Bombus vagans (Re); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata (Rb); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile mendica (Rb), Megachile petulans (Rb)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Halictus confusus (Re), Lasioglossum pilosus (Re), Lasioglossum rohweri (Re)

Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua (Re), Toxomerus marginatus (Re)

Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Re)