Tiny Dark Sweat Bee on tiny white flowers called alyssum. These dark sweat bees are quit small and can be confused to be a fly.
Tiny Dark Sweat Bee.
The small hanging bunch of white alyssum flowers hangs over the flower basket on the porch. The sweat bee was noticed foraging on these tiny flowers.
A few bees were coming and had pollen collected on their legs.
So small that you could not see it with your naked eye.
All bees are pollinators, even if they don’t provide honey. The pollen is used to bring up their young and for food for them as well. learn about their life cycle.
A photo zoomed in for the capture of this tiny dark bee, foraging on the tiny flowers as well.
As small as the flower and the bee is note the legs spread out to hold on with, full of pollen. Busy little bees on these sweet smelling alyssums.
Some other interesting photos and information on sweat bees.
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