This is a distinctive spring Mining Bee found sporadically on a variety of flowering shrubs and forbs. Nests in very large aggregations in and around sand pits or other exposed high-quality sand.



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Global Status: G5 – Secure

Vermont Status: Not Ranked


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Distribution: To see the global distribution, check out the iNaturalist account, and toggle the GBIF layer on the map.