Botanical Family Salicaceae
Bloom Time March to April
Dispersal Unit Monad
Aperture Number 3
Aperture Type Compound
Pollen Color Lemon Yellow
Honey is typical light amber in color, with a mild flavor. The honey from Salix spp. is typically not stored by the honey bees, as they use it for brood building.
Sammataro, D., and Harman A. (2013). “Major Flowers Important to Honey Bees in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States”. AlphaGraphics, Tucson, AZ.
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