Family = Rosaceae, Genus = Rosa, Species = eglanteria, including synonyms,
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|Rosa eglanteria (sweetbriar rose)
(= Rosa eglanteria in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Coarse shrub 1-2 m. tall, with well-developed, flattened, unequal, strongly curved or hooked prickles, the foliage sweetly aromatic.
Distribution: Introduced chiefly west of the Cascades, and in eastern United states.
Habitat: Roadsides and pastures, occasionally in more natural areas.
WA Native Plant Society