Ledum palustre
Labrador Lab`ra*dor", n. A region of British America on the Atlantic coast, north of Newfoundland. [1913 Webster]

{Labrador duck} (Zo["o]l.), a sea duck ({Camtolaimus Labradorius}) allied to the eider ducks. It was formerly common on the coast of New England, but is now supposed to be extinct, no specimens having been reported since 1878.

{Labrador feldspar}. See {Labradorite}.

{Labrador tea} (Bot.), a name of two low, evergreen shrubs of the genus {Ledum} ({Ledum palustre} and {Ledum latifolium}), found in Northern Europe and America. They are used as tea in British America, and in Scandinavia as a substitute for hops. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ledum palustre — ID 45907 Symbol Key LEPA11 Common Name marsh Labrador tea Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK Growth Habit Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ledum palustre — noun bog shrub of northern and central Europe and eastern Siberia to Korea and Japan • Syn: ↑wild rosemary, ↑marsh tea • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Ledum, ↑genus Ledum …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Ledum palustre L. — куст.; VI Сем. Ericaceae – Вересковые 193. Род Ledum L. – Багульник 391. Багульник болотный Верховые болота и заболоченные сосновые леса. Часто, по всему заповеднику. Лекарственное и ядовитое растение. Поедается глухарем …   Флора Центрально-лесного государственного заповедника

  • Ledum palustre L. — Symbol LEPA11 Common Name marsh Labrador tea Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ledum palustre L. ssp. decumbens (Aiton) Hultén — Symbol LEPAD Common Name marsh Labrador tea Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ledum palustre L. ssp. decumbens (Aiton) Hultén — Symbol LEPAD Common Name marsh Labrador tea Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

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