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Eglantine

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Eglantine or "Sweetbrier" rose (rosa eglanteria)

Eglantine is a type of wild rose, with sweet-smelling flowers and leaves, also known as Sweetbriar. Frodo and Sam found it growing in Ithilien as they journeyed through that land. It is still quite common in northern Europe today.