Bombus pascuorum (Common carder bee)♀︎

Ononis repens (Common restharrow)

Last update: 30 November 2019


LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden


A female Common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) foraging on Common restharrow (Ononis repens) for nectar.

Here she just flew up to continue to the next flower. The Common carder bee is the only bumblebee so far that I’ve seen flying on this plant.

Common carder bee ♀︎ (Bombus pascuorum) on Common restharrow (Ononis repens)