Pollinators of 2016 (sick of mr yet?)

Jim McKenney jamesamckenney@verizon.net
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 08:29:19 PST
Please, Travis, keep them coming.
Work such as yours might one day, as the data accumulate, provide insights into the ways pollinators influence plant speciation. Reproductive barriers among so many plants are so weak that I've started to wonder if the genera of the  majority of insect pollinated plants are  not in fact an approximation of the true species, and what taxonomists call species are in fact local expressions of that true species  as filtered through the activities of local pollinators.  Your work might shed light on this.
Jim McKenneyMontgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where the outdoor thermometer this morning at 6 A.M. read 17° F (-8.3° C), a drop of about 40 ° F from recent daytime highs. 


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