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The American bumble bee (Bombus pensylvanicus), is so named because it occurs throughout North America, from Quebec south to Florida and into Mexico. The American bumble bee is a generalist feeder that forages on plants in the milkweed (Asclepiadaceae), composite (Asteraceae), forget-me-not (Boraginaceae), honey-suckle (Caprifoliaceae), morning-glory (Convolvulaceae), legume (Fabaceae), mint (Lamiaceae), blazing star (Primulaceae), rose (Rosaceae), snapdragon (Scrophulariaceae), and nightshade (Solanaceae) families.

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