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Acacia - Pale yellow,Light and delicate, with a flavor that reminds of dried pineapple
Ailanthus - Dark and has been reported as having an initial foul taste that disappears with aging, resulting in an exceptionally good tasting honey
Alfalfa - Very light honey with a pleasing, mild flavor and aroma.
Alsike Clover - Often used for surplus honey in northern states; mild, light-colored, often mixed with honey from white clover.
Anise Hyssop - Mint like flavor, heavy body, light colored.
Avocado - Dark and rich and full-bodied, and there is definitely a "family resemblance" to the avocado fruit
Basswood/Linden - Extra-white, Light honey with a strong flavor.
Black Locust - Extra-white, high quality honey.
Black Mangrove - light with a thin body, slightly brackish taste.
Black Sage or Ball Sage - distinctive flavor.
Blackberry - Medium light and exceptionally sweet! Popular with kids. It has a fruity character
Blueberry - Midrange in color, blueberry is surprisingly rich-tasting.
Bluecurls - Mild, very white, granulating smoothly and quickly.
Buckwheat - Very dark and full-bodied honey.
Catsclaw - Popular in the southwest U.S.; white in color.
Christmas Berry - The taste is strong and exotic.
Clary Sage - Medium in strength and color.
Clover, Sweet - white in color and mild in flavor.
Clover, White - Most-used east of the Mississippi; color is white to extra-light amber with a mild, delicious flavor.
Coralberry - light-amber color with good flavor.
Cotton - very dark and very rich
Cranberry - medium sweet and the taste is tangy
Dandelion - Honey is yellow with a strong flavor.
Desert Sage - Light, with just a bit of edge to its character, and a pleasant dustiness
Echinacea - Medium-dark, it makes me think of a chewy granola bar (with coconut?)
Eucalyptus - it does have a hint of that cool eucalyptus quality, in a pleasant mellow honey
Fireweed - buttery taste.
Foxglove - Medium-dark, edgy, flavorful
Gallberry - light amber with a pleasant aromatic flavor; does not crystallize making it a good candidate for chunk honey.
Goldenrod - yellow with a rich distinctive flavor.
Heather - Though a lighter-than-medium gold color, it is one of the very strongest flavors
Holly - Medium sweet with some nutty overtones.
Horehound - greenish or any shade of amber. Very strong tasting, tends to granulate.
Horsemint - White to light-amber with a minty flavor; may have a strong odor.
Lavender - colors range from white, yellow, gold to various shades of amber.
Lehua - From Hawai'i, it's middlin' gold and middlin' sweet and just plain weird in flavor.
Macadamia - very rich-tasting, and amber in color
Maple - Light amber to slightly darker; good flavor.
Meadowfoam - Tastes like the inside of a warm marshmallow.
Mesquite - Light, delicate, and it does taste like "mesquite"
Orange Blossom - Light honey with a fresh scent and sweet taste.
Oregano - mint like flavor.
Palmetto - In a class with avocado and blueberry: somewhat strong, rich and mellow, and dark amber in color.
Persimmon - water-white.
Raspberry - White with a slightly fruity taste.
Rosemary - rich flavor with aroma like the plant. Clear, white or water white, granulates quickly.
Sage - mild flavor with sage like aroma. Clear white to pale yellow or amber.
Savory - yellow or greenish.
Saw Palmetto - rich yellow in color.
Snowberry - Light, sweet, with a bit of tang
Sourwood - Light, specialty honey from the Carolinas. Not sour, but less sweet than some.
Spanish Needles - Golden yellow with a pronounced flavor; can be mixed with white clover honey to obtain a mild, golden-tinted honey.
Sumac - Light amber with an excellent flavor.
Sweet Pepper Bush - Light yellow with a mild flavor and aroma of the bloom; marketed under the scientific name of Clethra.
Thistle - Light in color and "lively" in flavor.
Tulip Poplar - Dark in color but has a mild flavor.
Tupelo - Clear yellow in color with a distinctive taste.
Thyme - amber or golden, distinctive mint-like flavor.
Vetch - Water-white, mild; wide selection of flavors, colors, and textures
Wildflower - Dark honey blended for a mild flavor.
Woundwort - white, very light amber or light yellow. Mild flavor but aroma can be heavy.