The Beekeeper’s Companion Since 1861
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ABJ Cover

October 2015 Cover

- October 1, 2015 -

Photographer Meghan Quintanilla of Arcata, California took this beautiful photo of a honey bee on Centaurea cyanus, commonly known as bachelor’s button, bluebottle, cornflower, hurtsickle or cyani flower. This annual flowering plant in the family Asteraceae is a native of Europe. They often bloom from mid-summer until first frost.