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North Carolina Honey Plants

MountainsPiedmont |  Coastal Plain

Gallberry Blossoms Coastal Plain
Today is 20- Apr- 2014 Average Bloom Period
in NC Coastal Plain
Plant Name Scientific Name Starts Days Ends
Red MapleAcer rubrum20-Jan455-Mar
Sugar MapleAcer saccharum25-Feb2521-Mar
BlackberryRubus spp.1-Mar4616-Apr
DandelionTaraxacum officinale5-Mar5529-Apr
SumacRhus spp.1-Apr1531-Sep
HuckleberryGaylussacia spp.  5-Apr327-May
Tulip PoplarLiriodendrum tulipifera17-Apr3017-May
Tupelo GumNyssa aquatica20-Apr3020-May
RaspberryRubus spp.20-Apr4030-May
HollyIlex spp.  24-Apr1610-May
Black GumNyssa sylvatica27-Apr2421-May
GallberryIlex glabra & coriacea12-May289-Jun
SourwoodOxydendrum arboreum1-Jun2021-Jun
PepperbushClethra alnifolia1-Aug2021-Aug
GoldenrodSolidago spp.1-Aug8525-Oct
AsterAster spp.30-Sep409-Nov

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
The Golden Raintree

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