Definition of bog rosemary in English:

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bog rosemary


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.
Example sentences
  • 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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