Although scorned by dairy and cash crop farmers as a weed, this showy perennial is cherished by beekeepers as a late season nectar and pollen bonanza.
|A late summer banquet for pollinators.|
|Plumes more lovely than nuggets of gold.|
|Honey bees harvesting the bounty.|
|A young honey bee drinking up nectar.|
|This flat-topped specimen is a Lance-leaved goldenrod.|