Female: 10-13 mm. Male: 9-12 mm.
Dark wings, recurved S6, relatively small head and narrow gena.
Polylectic. Collects pollen from many species of different families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page
lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Not closely related to any of the other Plastandrena of North America.
Sometimes confused with species of the subgenus Trachandrena