bog rosemary(redirected from bog rosemaries)
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Related to bog rosemaries: Andromeda polifolia
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.
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(Plants) another name for marsh andromeda
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|Noun||1.||bog 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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