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BOG-ROSEMARY Andromeda polifolia (Ericaceae) Height to 40cm. Hairless, evergreen undershrub found in acid bogs, often growing alongside Sphagnum moss. FLOWERS are 8-10mm long, pink and urn-shaped; these are pendent on short stalks and borne in small, terminal clusters (May-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and bluish green above but whitish below; alternate and untoothed. STATUS-Local and declining, from Wales and central England to S Scotland; also in Ireland.
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BOG-ROSEMARY Andromeda polifolia (Ericaceae) Height to 40cm. Hairless, evergreen undershrub found in acid bogs, often growing alongside Sphagnum moss. FLOWERS are 8-10mm long, pink and urn-shaped; these are pendent on short stalks and borne in small, terminal clusters (May-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and bluish green above but whitish below; alternate and untoothed. STATUS-Local and declining, from Wales and central England to S Scotland; also in Ireland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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