A honey bee foraging on Bachelor's button, or cornflower (Centaurea cyanus).  Roanoke, Virginia. June 2006.
An Asian honey bee (Apis cerana) foraging on a rhododendron flower (Azalea sp).  March 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.
An Asian hive honey bee (Apis cerana) foragin on flowers of a swamp milkweed. Taiwan, March 2006.

This photo won the 2nd prize on an international contest (see link on the first page).
A bee on old field aster (Aster pilosus, Asteraceae). Provides a good nectar flow Sep to Oct in Michigan.
A bee foraging on ageratum (Ageratum sp, Asteraceae), which blooms in October and seems to provide both nectar and pollen as seen from this picture.

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A European honey bee (Apis mellifera) foraging on lilac flowers. Descanso Gardens, CA. 2008.
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