Terms of flowering honey plants in the USA and Canada

According to observations of naturalists and beekeepers.

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Terms of flowering honey plants in the USA and Canada
Plant name Plant type Picture Flowering period
Acer negundo – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, this plant begins to bloom simultaneously with the appearance of leaves.
Scientific name:

Acer negundo

Common name(s): Boxelder, Western boxelder, Arizona boxelder, California boxelder, Texas boxelder, Interior boxelder, Violet boxelder.
Tree

Acer negundo – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, this plant begins to bloom simultaneously with the appearance of leaves.
March ↔ May


May bloom now!
Salix lucida – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, One beautiful catkin, close up.
Scientific name:

Salix lucida

Common name(s): Shining willow, Greenleaf willow, Tail-leaf willow, Whiplash willow, Pacific willow, Lance-leaf willow, Longleaf willow, Red willow, Western shining willow.
Tree-shrub

Salix lucida – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, One beautiful catkin, close up.
Late March ↔ June


May bloom now!
Salix scouleriana – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, The plant is preparing to bloom, a picturesque landscape in the background.
Scientific name:

Salix scouleriana

Common name(s): Scouler's willow, Upland willow.
Tree-shrub

Salix scouleriana – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, The plant is preparing to bloom, a picturesque landscape in the background.
April ↔ June
Salix arbusculoides – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, willow branch at the beginning of the flowering period.
Scientific name:

Salix arbusculoides

Common name(s): Littletree willow.
Tree, Shrub

Salix arbusculoides – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, willow branch at the beginning of the flowering period.
April ↔ Early August
Salix bebbiana – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plant.
Scientific name:

Salix bebbiana

Common name(s): Bebb willow, Beak willow, Beaked willow, Long-beaked willow, Diamond willow, Chaton, Petit Minou, Smooth Bebb willow.
Tree, Shrub

Salix bebbiana – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plant.
April ↔ August
Salix discolor – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plant, contrasting background.
Scientific name:

Salix discolor

Common name(s): Pussy willow, American pussy willow, Glaucous willow, Large pussy willow.
Shrub-tree

Salix discolor – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plant, contrasting background.
May
Salix drummondiana – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, young willow inflorescences.
Scientific name:

Salix drummondiana

Common name(s): Drummond's willow, Beautiful willow, Blue willow.
Shrub

Salix drummondiana – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, young willow inflorescences.
May
Salix planifolia – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Branches with catkins and young green leaves.
Scientific name:

Salix planifolia

Common name(s): Diamondleaf willow, Planeleaf willow.
Shrub

Salix planifolia – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Branches with catkins and young green leaves.
May ↔ June
Salix pulchra – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Young leaves and catkins on a branch.
Scientific name:

Salix pulchra

Common name(s): Tealeaf willow, Flatleaf willow, Flat-leaved willow, Paneleaf willow, Thin red willow.
Shrub

Salix pulchra – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Young leaves and catkins on a branch.
May ↔ June
Salix hastata – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, young branches in the sun.
Scientific name:

Salix hastata

Common name(s): Halberd willow.
Shrub

Salix hastata – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, young branches in the sun.
May ↔ June
Salix alaxensis – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, The plant blooms before leaves.
Scientific name:

Salix alaxensis

Common name(s): Feltleaf willow, Alaska willow.
Tree-shrub

Salix alaxensis – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, The plant blooms before leaves.
May ↔ July
Salix richardsonii – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plant among harsh northern landscapes.
Scientific name:

Salix richardsonii

Common name(s): Richardson's willow, Woolly willow.
Shrub

Salix richardsonii – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plant among harsh northern landscapes.
May ↔ August
Salix lutea – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, flowering branch close-up.
Scientific name:

Salix lutea

Common name(s): Yellow willow.
Tree

Salix lutea – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, flowering branch close-up.
May ↔ August
Prunus pensylvanica – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, flowering branch close-up.
Scientific name:

Prunus pensylvanica

Common name(s): Pin cherry, Fire cherry, Bird cherry.
Tree-shrub

Prunus pensylvanica – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, flowering branch close-up.
Late May ↔ June
Salix myrtillifolia – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering shrub.
Scientific name:

Salix myrtillifolia

Common name(s): Blueberry willow, Low blueberry willow, Tall blueberry willow.
Shrub

Salix myrtillifolia – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering shrub.
June
Salix fuscescens – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plant.
Scientific name:

Salix fuscescens

Common name(s): Alaska bog willow.
Shrub

Salix fuscescens – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plant.
June
Salix glauca – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, flowering branches in white fluff.
Scientific name:

Salix glauca

Common name(s): Grayleaf willow, Gray willow, Gray-leaved willow.
Tree, Shrub

Salix glauca – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, flowering branches in white fluff.
June
Rubus idaeus – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Rubus idaeus (Raspberry) little flowers.
Scientific name:

Rubus idaeus

Common name(s): Raspberry, Black-haired red raspberry, Brilliant red raspberry, American red raspberry, Red raspberry, Smoothleaf red raspberry, Wild raspberry, Wild red raspberry, Grayleaf raspberry.
Shrub

Rubus idaeus – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Rubus idaeus (Raspberry) little flowers.
June ↔ July
Salix brachycarpa – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, willow at the beginning of flowering.
Scientific name:

Salix brachycarpa

Common name(s): Shortfruit willow, Barren-ground willow, Small-fruit sand dune willow, Small-fruit willow.
Shrub

Salix brachycarpa – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, willow at the beginning of flowering.
June ↔ July
Agastache foeniculum – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plants.
Scientific name:

Agastache foeniculum

Common name(s): Giant hyssop, Blue giant hyssop, Anise hyssop, Fragrant giant hyssop, Lavender giant hyssop.
Forb-herb, Subshrub

Agastache foeniculum – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Flowering plants.
June ↔ September
Prunus virginiana – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, flowering time is coming to an end.
Scientific name:

Prunus virginiana

Common name(s): Chokecherry, Western chokecherry, Common chokecherry, Black chokecherry.
Tree-shrub

Prunus virginiana – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, flowering time is coming to an end.
June
Rubus chamaemorus – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Rubus chamaemorus (Cloudberry, Bakeapple) blooming flowers of perfect form.
Scientific name:

Rubus chamaemorus

Common name(s): Cloudberry, Bake apple, Baked apple berry, Bakeapple, Nordic berry, Knotberry, Aqpik, Low-bush salmonberry, Averin, Evron.
Shrub, Forb

Rubus chamaemorus – description, flowering period and time in Northwest Territories, Rubus chamaemorus (Cloudberry, Bakeapple) blooming flowers of perfect form.
July