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North Carolina Honey Plants

Mountains |  Piedmont |  Coastal Plain

Tulip Poplar Blossom Piedmont
Today is 20- Apr- 2014
Average Bloom Period
in NC Piedmont
Plant Name Scientific Name Starts Days Ends
Red MapleAcer rubrum1-Feb4012-Mar
Sugar MapleAcer saccharum5-Mar2530-Mar
DandelionTaraxacum officinale15-Mar6014-May
SumacRhus spp.3-Apr1511-Sep
Alsike CloverTrifolium hybridum4-Apr10215-Jul
BlackberryRubus spp.10-Apr2030-Apr
Crimson CloverTrifolium incarnatum10-Apr255-May
Ladino, White CloversTrifolium repens14-Apr10225-Jul
Tulip PoplarLiriodendrum tulipifera25-Apr2924-May
Black GumNyssa sylvatica26-Apr1410-May
Black LocustRobinia pseudoacacia27-Apr107-May
VetchVicia spp.28-Apr4613-Jun
HollyIlex spp.30-Apr1515-May
RaspberryRubus spp.30-Apr2020-May
PrivetLigustrum spp.8-May2331-May
PersimmonDiospyros virginiana20-May132-Jun
Sweet CloverMelilotus spp.28-May374-Jul
SourwoodOxydendrum arboreum10-Jun2030-Jun
Heartsease, SmartweedPolygonum spp.4-Jul1267-Nov
GoldenrodSolidago spp.8-Aug6714-Oct
AsterAster spp.25-Sep3530-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
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