Definition of Marsh rosemary

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowers.

Exact synonyms: Sea Lavender, Statice
Group relationships: Genus Limonium, Limonium
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marsh Rosemary

marsh hare
marsh harrier
marsh harriers
marsh hawk
marsh hen
marsh horsetail
marsh horsetails
marsh mallow
marsh marigold
marsh marigolds
marsh milkweed
marsh orchid
marsh pea
marsh pink
marsh plant
marsh rosemary (current term)
marsh tea
marsh thistle
marsh thistles
marsh tit
marsh trefoil
marsh warbler
marsh wren

Literary usage of Marsh rosemary

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1. The Practice of medicine on Thomsonian principles ... and a materia medica by John W. Comfort (1853)
"marsh rosemary. (Statia Limonium) THIS plant, the root of which is used for medical purposes, is found only in salt marshes. ..."

2. New Commercial Plants: With Directions how to Grow Them to the Best by Thomas Christy (1882)
"marsh rosemary (Statice Coriaria), growing abundantly in the south of Russia, has been for centuries employed by the Kalmucks for tanning. ..."

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