Andromeda polifolia

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Synonyms for Andromeda polifolia

erect to procumbent evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers

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Moss, Vaccinium uliginosum, Andromeda polifolia, Salix lanata, and Vaccinium vitis-idaea were more abundant in the tree islands than in the tundra.
Inspired by the myth of this hapless maid, the renowned Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus bestowed her name on a lovely marsh shrub, Andromeda polifolia. Linnaeus likened its drooping rosy blossoms to the cheeks of a young girl with her head bowed in grief.
Yn y gorgors hefyd mae planhigion anghyffredin eraill fel andromeda'r gors (Andromeda polifolia; bog-rosemary) a'r hesgen eurwedd lefn (Carex magellanica; tall bog-sedge).
Andromeda polifolia "Blue Ice," the Bog Rosemary, forms a low mounded shrub with superb blue foliage that reminds one of the herb rosemary.
There are however, poisonous impostors to look out for, such as bog rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) and bog laurel (Kalmia polifolia).