Taxonomy

Myrica gale | Bog-myrtle | Raideog

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Bogs and lakeshores

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Woody

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Bog-myrtle was used as a flavouring for beers in northwestern Europe before the widespread availability of hops.

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