Thursday, April 1, 2010

Zen: Red Paper Wasp On Sassafras

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) trees have just begun blooming. Red Paper Wasps (Polistes carolina) are out and about now and are eating the nectar and pollinating the flowers.
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Identification resources:

- BugGuide: Red Paper Wasp (Polistes Carolina)

- Southeastern Flora: Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

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