Flora of Northern Ireland
Myrica gale
© Ralph Forbes
Myrica gale
(Map updated: March 2008)

Bog myrtle grows, often in extensive stands and locally dominant, on wet heaths and bogs, ascending to quite high altitudes in some areas. It is a low deciduous shrub with very aromatic leaves.

All names: Myrica gale L.

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