Next Full Moon: June 20, 2016 Full Moons After: June 9, 2017 June 28, 2018 June 17, 2019 June 5, 2020 (dates based on EST)
Full Moon Names
Strawberry Moon (Algonquian Name) Flower Moon (English Name) Other Names:
Wat Poornima (Hindu Name) Poson Poya (Sinhala/Buddhist Name) Positional Name: Late Spring
This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe. June is the picking time for strawberries, when their at
their ripest and fullest. Since the season
for harvesting strawberries in June is relatively short, comes the full Moon
that occurs during this month was christened for the strawberry. Picking by moonlight is said to honor the crops, and
insure bigger bounty next picking season. In Europe they
called it the Rose Moon.
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