Sweet Gale (Myrica gale)

Sweet Gale (Myrica gale)

Observation - Sweet Gale (Myrica gale) - UK and Ireland. Description: This plant is growing on a lot of the forest heath in both the very wet and drier locations. The leaves are elongated 6-8mm across 20mm long. There are tiny little cone like beads on the stems. If you crush the leaves they are aromatic. The bushes grow f

This plant is growing on a lot of the forest heath in both the very wet and drier locations. The leaves are elongated 6-8mm across 20mm long. There are tiny little cone like beads on the stems. If you crush the leaves they are aromatic.
The bushes grow from knee to waist high.