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Bog Rosemary Andromeda glaucophylla
Heath Ericaceae family


Leaves are evergreen, leathery, very light colored underneath. They are very narrow as they are rolled underneath. 1-2" long. Mature leaves have a bluish cast to them.

Flowers are white tinged with pink, or very pale pink. They are small 1/4", bell-shaped, hanging in clusters at twig ends. Blooms in May.


Form/Habitat: Bog rosemary is found in cool,acidic bogs, growing with Pale Laurel, Pitcher Plants, Black Spruce, and Leatherleaf, among others. It can grow between 4"-30" high.

NWI Status: OBL


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