irish heath

irish heath
noun
Usage: usually capitalized I
: a low evergreen European shrub (Daboecia cantabrica) of the family Ericaceae that has slender leaves dark green above and whitish below and small nodding bell-shaped white or sometimes rosy or purplish flowers borne in erect terminal racemes — called also St.-Dabeoc's-heath

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