Definition of bog rosemary in English:

bog rosemary

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  • A pink-flowered evergreen dwarf shrub, which grows in boggy soils in north temperate regions. Also called andromeda.
    • Genus Andromeda, family Ericaceae: two species, in particular the common A. polifolia
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    • Extensive ditching and drainage installed around the parks' borders has slowly dried this former wetland, leading to the disappearance of three relatively rare plant species - bog rosemary, cloudberry and velvet-leaf blueberry.
    • Plants such as bog rosemary are found nowhere else in Britain.
    • This habitat is characterized by bog rosemary, bog laurel, and Leatherleaf on a base of peat moss.

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