Connecticut Plants
Bog Rosemary
Andromeda polifolia L.

Bog rosemary is threatened in the state of Connecticut. Despite the name, it is not related to the herb rosemary.

  • Synonyms: Andromeda glaucophylla
  • Family: heath (Ericaceae)
  • Habitat: acidic bogs and lake shores in cool regions
  • Height: 6-30 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch long
  • Flower color: pink or white
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Andromeda polifolia L.
Andromeda polifolia L.