More Plants That Don’t Need Bees

Audio version of Nettles – P Madden Plants that are pollinated by the wind lack the striking colours and strong scents of insect-pollinated plants.  Colour and scent attract insects; wind-pollinated plants don’t need either. One common flowering plant that is wind-pollinated is the Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) or Neantóg in Irish. (1a) The whorls of …

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