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This bee, Osmia ribifloris, is an effective pollinator of commercial blueberries and is one of several relatives of the blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria. Similar in appearance, the blue orchard bee is also a successful commercial pollinator now being evaluated for use in a wider range of crops.
courtesy Agricultural Research Service/Jack Dykinga