a bog shrub, Ledum palustre, of the heath family, found from the North Temperate Zone to the Arctic Circle, having leaves that are rust-colored and hairy beneath with rolled margins, and dense clusters of white flowers.
Words nearby wild rosemary
Origin of wild rosemary
First recorded in 1825–35
Also called crystal tea.
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