Pollen Grains

Pollen Grains
This scanning electron microscope image shows pollen particles from a variety of common plants: sunflower, morning glory, hollyhock, lily, primrose, and castor bean.

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Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility


The smallest pollen grains are about 6-8 ┬Ám in diameter.


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