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wild rosemary

noun
1.
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.
Also called crystal tea.
Origin of wild rosemary
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • And the wild rosemary is in flower—great bushes of it, lighting up the rocky hillsides with their delicate blue.

    A Spring Walk in Provence Archibald Marshall

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