Flowers Facts

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Looking for amazing facts and informations about Flowers? Below you can discover three curiosities that are real, even if they are weird or funny, so please make sure to vote what you think is interesting!

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To make one pound of honey, honey bees must gather nectar from nearly 2 million flowers.
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Worker bees perform the following tasks outside the hive as Field Bees: Gathering nectar and pollen from flowers, collecting water and a sticky substance called propolis.
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A honey bee visits 50-100 flowers during a collection tour.

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