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Noun1.brierpatch - tangled mass of prickly plants
botany, flora, vegetation - all the plant life in a particular region or period; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China"
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This speaker, in contrast, is "constructing [her] own brierpatch," and the plant that she's working on is a species of blackberry cane that has gotten out of control; fittingly, it's a "variety called Taylor" that is "hardy ...