sweet gale

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sweet gale

n.
A deciduous shrub (Myrica gale) of northern Eurasian and North American wetlands, having clusters of small unisexual flowers and aromatic resinous leaves used medicinally and in brewing.
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Growth of actinorhizal plants as influenced by the form of nitrogen with special reference to Myrica gale and Alnus incana.
Biomass production, essential oil yield and composition of Myrica gale L.
Qualitative and quantitative study of volatile oil from Myrica gale L.
Myrica gale occurs on the upper part of the shore, in front of and under A.
The macrofossil assemblages are characterized by Betula glandulosa, Salix, Vaccinium uliginosum, Myrica gale, Empetrum, Arctostaphylos, Cyperaceae, and Dryas integrifolia.