How Do Insects Help Flowers?

Answer Insects help flowers in many ways, some more apparent than others. They have a special relationship called mutualism. Insects pollinate flowers and disperse their seeds like no other wildlife can. ... Read More »

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How do insects pollinate flowers?

Cross-pollination As the insect moves from flower to flower gathering pollen (to make honey), they brush up against the flower's stamen and anthers. Pollen is deposited on the body of the insect by... Read More »

How Do Flowers Attract Insects?

Few things in life are more enjoyable than to watch a patch of colorful flowers swaying in the breeze, giving off pretty scents and with insects---such as bees and butterflies---alighting from plan... Read More »

How are insects attracted to flowers?

Insects and flowers have a mutualistic relationship that has benefited both species throughout their evolutions. To attract insects, flowers use luring strategies that include shape, smell and colo... Read More »

What Types of Bugs or Insects Eat Flowers?

Some insects that prey on flowers prefer hot, dry conditions, while others like cold, wet conditions. But all are scavengers by nature and are attracted to unhealthy plant material, such as disease... Read More »