When flowers, trees and bushes bloom, pollen is everywhere.
For people who are allergic to pollen, it is a time of misery.
Pollen flies in the air and lands on surfaces.
Except for the first picture, all of the pictures are from Wikimedia Commons.
This is a close up of pollen, magnified 500 times. From the Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility, Dartmouth College in the state of New Hampshire.
Pollen can be picked up by the wind. Bees and butterflies carry pollen from one flower to another.
The pollen is on the stamen of a flower. That’s the boy part of the flower. When pollen goes to another flower, it lands on the girl part of the flower. This is what keeps flowers from dying out. New flowers are made.
This is a close up of Lily stamens by, Higginson from Shropshire, England.