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Eglantine, or sweetbrier, fragrant, branching rose originating in England, especially Rosa eleganteria. It grows wild in the eastern United States, and is used in landscaping. The shrub has curved stems with sharp thorns, small, dark green leaves, pink flowers, and bright red or orange fruit.

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