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A prickly climbing evergreen rose (Rosa laevigata) native to China and naturalized in the southeast United States, having showy white fragrant flowers.
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(Plants) an evergreen climbing Chinese rose, Rosa laevigata, that now grows wild in the southern US, having large white fragrant flowers
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the fragrant white rose of a prickly, climbing shrub, Rosa laevigata, orig. from China and naturalized in the southern U.S.: the state flower of Georgia.
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