What is the difference between mountain multi-floral and plain multi-floral honey?

between mountain multi-floral

What is the difference between mountain multi-floral and plain multi-floral honey?

Despite the fact that both mountain and plain honey are high-quality, the difference lies within the vegetation and climate conditions of these two zones. Concerning mountain multi-floral honey harvested in high areas of Iran, there is an extraordinary diversity of medicinal plants that leads to production of high-quality honey. Significant medicinal plants that grows on mountains and are of value to bees would be as follow:

• Astragalus
• Thymus
• spear thistle (bull thistle, common thistle)
• Nepeta
• Hyacinth
• Acanthophyllum
• Acantholimon (prickly thrift)
• Salvia (subg. Perovskia)
• Ferula
• Prangos

Concerning plain multi-floral honey, it is turned out that it can mainly can be produced in tropical plain of south, warm dry plains of central plateau, and/or mild climates. Plain multi-floral honey offers different organoleptic and physicochemical properties and the color ranges from bright to amber. Significant medicinal plants that grows on plains and are of values to bees would be as follow:
• Prosopis farcta the Syrian mesquite)
• Alhagi (camelthorns or manna trees)
• Alfalfa (Lucerne, Medicago sativa)
• Caper (Capparis spinosa, the caper bush, Flinders rose)
• Echinops
• Teucrium polium (felty germander)
• Malva
• Peganum harmala (wild rue, Syrian rue, African rue, esfand, or harmel)