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swamp rose

noun
1.
a shrub, Rosa palustris, of eastern North America, having pink flowers nearly 2 inches (5 cm) wide.
Origin of swamp rose
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism
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  • These giants surround themselves with cypress knees, where swamp rose takes hold and the bird-voiced tree frog sings.
  • For many species such as the wood duck, muskrat and swamp rose, wet- lands are primary habitats.

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