Definition of sweet gale in English:
Another term for bog myrtle.
- Scanlon said she was unsure that she agreed with the change of name from bog myrtle to sweet gale, however.
- In this zone females were often encountered perching on sweet gale (Myrica gale; Myricaceae, bayberries) several meters from the shore.
- Low over the swamp birch and sweet gale, the broad torment of their shadows fall on the marsh's invisible busy and small.
Definition of sweet gale in:
- US English dictionary