It is known that the species of plant honey bees are foraging on, can affect the taste, colour, thickness and fragrance of the honey. For example, heather produces dark, gelatinous honey. Oil seed rape can also causes honey to crystallise quickly.
However, it is actually possible for bees to produce honey
that is toxic for humans, or to produce honey that is bitter tasting to humans.
Below is a list of plants taken from the research paper: The ecological significance of toxic nectar - Lynn S. Adler (OIKOS 91: 409 – 420. Copenhagen 2000).
(Please note, some of these plants may be present in your country, or not, but this website receives visits from many different countries).
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