Blueberries Blueberries are visited by a variety of bees, and host to specialists in at least 4 genera. Groundcherries Ground-cherries and Tomatillos, including the garden varieties, support four specialists. They range from widespread and abundant to very rare and localized. A plant worth knowing (or growing). Bellflowers Both cultivated and wild Bellflowers are possible hosts of a relatively common Leafcutter Bee as well as a non-native Scissor Bee known from as close as Montreal. Thistles These often maligned "weeds" are beloved by two specialists in Vermont. Both are relatively distinctive and in need of more data on their distribution and abundance. Sunflowers Sunflowers, both native and cultivated, host a range of specialists - some rare, some ubiquitous. © Jason Gibbs Squash Squash bees (Peponapis Pruinosa) are likely the major pollinator of large-flowered cucurbits, both in small gardens and large farms.