marsh holy-rose

variants: or marsh holywort \ -​ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of marsh holy-rose

: a small glabrous erect shrub (Andromeda polifolia) that spreads by creeping rhizomes, has dark green foliage and nodding pink flowers, and is widely distributed in wet areas of northern and arctic regions

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“Marsh holy-rose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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