wild rosemary


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. wild pitch,
  2. wild potato,
  3. wild pumpkin,
  4. wild rice,
  5. wild rose,
  6. wild rubber,
  7. wild rye,
  8. wild sarsaparilla,
  9. wild senna,
  10. wild service tree

Origin of wild rosemary

First recorded in 1825–35

Also called crystal tea.

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