Flower-Visiting Insects and Birds
of Obedient Plant


Physostegia virginiana (Obedient Plant)
(hummingbirds and insect visitors suck nectar; some bumblebees collect pollen, as indicated below; butterflies are non-pollinating; some observations are from Robertson, otherwise they are from Mitchell as indicated below)

Birds
Trochilidae: Archilochus colubris sn

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus pensylvanica sn fq, Bombus vagans sn cp; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes agilis (Mch), Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn, Melissodes rustica (Mch); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn, Megachile latimanus (Mch)

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Danaus plexippus sn np; Pieridae: Colias philodice sn np


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