- the dog rose, Rosa canina.
- the sweetbrier, Rosa eglanteria.
- any other brier growing wild.
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Examples from the Web for wild brier
There was a wild-brier rose there that had been planted by Mrs. Marsden's grandmother.That Old-Time Child, Roberta
Sophie Fox Sea
Tangled masses of wild-brier and lichens surrounded its base, and pushed their way in through the open, dismantled doorway.The Deserter, and Other Stories
There was a sort of rugged entrance at its base, over which the wild-brier and honeysuckle had formed a natural arch.Bits of Blarney
R. Shelton Mackenzie
They were only wild-brier roses; the real roses, as she called them, grew but reluctantly in this Northern air.Anne
Constance Fenimore Woolson
- another name for wild rose
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