Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 26, 2020

How the monkeyflower gets its spots | Berkeley News

Berkeley News reports

The intricate spotted patterns dappling the bright blooms of the monkeyflower plant may be a delight to humans, but they also serve a key function for the plant. These patterns act as “bee landing pads,” attracting nearby pollinators to the flower and signaling the best approach to access the sweet nectar inside.

Read full article at  How the monkeyflower gets its spots | Berkeley News


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