Fig. 77. — Red Maple (Acer rubrum). Pistillate flowers. Photographed by Lovell.
cured more than 85 to 90 per cent, pure, and the blend is in ready demand among local buyers. It has a mild flavor, a medium body, and in cool weather granulates almost solidly. In dry seasons the flow is nearly a failure. In 1918 a single colony of bees at Levita stored 150 pounds of marigold honey, but a fair average is about 30 pounds. A hive on scales has recorded a gain of 10 pounds in