Definition of Ledum groenlandicum
1. Noun. Evergreen shrub of eastern North America having white or creamy bell-shaped flowers and dark green hairy leaves used for tea during American Revolution.
Group relationships: Genus Ledum, Ledum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Ledum groenlandicum
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1. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"Labrador-tea (ledum groenlandicum), bog blueberry (Vaccinium uliginosum), and mountain-cranberry (V. vitis-idaea). The moss layer varies from patchy to ..."
2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"... ledum groenlandicum, etc., plants which are typical of our ... (Group II) ledum groenlandicum (Groups I & III) Menyanthes trifoliata (Group I) Lobelia ..."
3. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1907)
"I have collected it at three stations and always in cold cedar swamps with Ledum groenlandicum, Oeder. At one large swamp where it is abundant it is ..."