Definition of Marsh andromeda

1. Noun. Erect to procumbent evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of sphagnum peat bogs and other wet acidic areas in northern Europe.

Exact synonyms: Andromeda Polifolia, Common Bog Rosemary
Generic synonyms: Andromeda

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marsh Andromeda

marry me
marry off
marsh St-John's wort
marsh andromeda (current term)
marsh bellflower
marsh buck
marsh buggy
marsh clematis
marsh cress
marsh deer
marsh elder
marsh felwort
marsh fern
marsh fever
marsh fritillaries
marsh fritillary
marsh gas
marsh gentian

Literary usage of Marsh andromeda

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1903)
"Common marsh andromeda, or Wild Rosemary. angusti- y foliis ... Narrow-leav'd marsh andromeda. Nat. a. of North America ; ß. of Britain ; and y. of ..."

2. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Common marsh andromeda, or Wild Rosemary. ... Narrow-leaved marsh andromeda. Nat. a of North America, j3 of Britain, and y of Newfoundland and Labrador. ..."

3. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"marsh andromeda. Andromeda polifolia. Heath Family. An evergreen shrub from six to eighteen inches high. Leaves.—Thick ; long and narrow; smooth; ..."

4. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants by William Withering, William Macgillivray (1837)
"marsh andromeda. Wild Rosemary. Clusters terminal ; leaves alternate, lance-shaped, revolute, glaucous beneath. A shrub, about six inches high, ..."

5. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... and the epidermis is either covered with wax, as in the marsh andromeda, the Whortleberry, and the Reticulate Willow (Andromeda poli/olia, ..."

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