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North Carolina Honey Plants

Mountains |  PiedmontCoastal Plain

Sourwood Blossoms Mountains
Today is 21- Apr- 2014
Average Bloom Period
in NC Mountains
Plant Name Scientific Name Starts Days Ends
Red MapleAcer rubrum5-Mar359-Apr
SumacRhus spp.8-Apr1461-Sep
DandelionTaraxacum officinale1-May5020-Jun
Black GumNyssa sylvatica5-May1015-May
HollyIlex spp.  8-May1523-May
Black LocustRobinia pseudoacacia15-May1429-May
RaspberryRubus spp.17-May173-Jun
PersimmonDiospyros virginiana22-May156-Jun
Tulip PoplarLiriodendrum tulipifera25-May2317-Jun
Ladino, White  CloversTrifolium repens29-May5119-Jul
Sweet CloverMelilotus spp.8-Jun5331-Jul
Basswood, LindenTilia spp.20-Jun2313-Jul
SourwoodOxydendrum arboreum25-Jun2520-Jul
AsterAster spp.30-Aug409-Oct

Source:
N.C. Cooperative Extension Service:
Honey Plants of North Carolina

prepared by:  J. Ambrose;  revised by S. Bambara
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Landscape Planting for Bees
An Herb Garden for the Bees
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