bog rosemary


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Related to bog rosemary: Andromeda glaucophylla, bog laurel, globeflower

bog rosemary

n.
Any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Andromeda in the heath family, native to northern temperate wetlands and having pink or white urn-shaped flowers grouped in nodding umbels.

bog rosemary

n
(Plants) another name for marsh andromeda
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Noun1.bog rosemary - wiry evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowersbog rosemary - wiry evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of wet acidic areas in Arctic and Canada to northeastern United States
andromeda - any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers
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This provides an important habitat for species such as the grasshopper warbler, bog rosemary and small red damselfly.
Plants that grow there include cloudberry and crowberry as well as sphagnum mosses, sundew, bog rosemary and cotton grass, which form a habitat for invertebrates such as the emperor moth and mountain bumblebee and for nesting wading birds such as the curlew.
Longer-term, the project hopes to buy land on the Migneint to conserve specially adapted plants that thrive on the water logged ground, including sphagnummoss, insect-eating sundews and bog rosemary.
Andromeda polifolia "Blue Ice," the Bog Rosemary, forms a low mounded shrub with superb blue foliage that reminds one of the herb rosemary.
Britain could lose several plants including the bog rosemary and dwarf willow.
The findings show Wales could lose several plants, including the bog rosemary and dwarf willow.
There are however, poisonous impostors to look out for, such as bog rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) and bog laurel (Kalmia polifolia).
In summer, they are a spectacular sight with the bright yellow flowers of bog asphodel, the pink flowers of cranberry and bog rosemary, and the jewel-like hummocks of multi-coloured mosses.