SCIENTIFIC NAME: Dodecatheon meadia (Primula meadia)
COMMON NAMES: Midland Shooting-star, Eastern Shooting Star, Shooting Star, Pride of Ohio, Roosterheads, Prairie Pointers
BLOOM TIME: Apr, May, June
- Queen bumblebees are the most typical visitors of flowers. They obtain pollen from the flowers by the rapid vibration of their thoracic muscles, which is sometimes called "buzz pollination".
- All of insects collect only pollen, as the flowers offer no nectar reward.