they look so much like the beach roses that grow all over the shores and dunes here - I'd never call them weeds though ! you might find this interesting :http://chestofbooks.com/food/household/Woman-Encyclopaedia-2/2-Love-The-Language-Of-Flowers.htmlBriar Rose-" Pleasure and pain." Of the many species of thorn which claim to have composed Christ's crown, the briar is given an authoritative position, and there is an exquisite couplet which tells how " Men only saw the thorns on Jesus' brow, But angels saw the roses."or this one : http://www.angelfire.com/journal2/flowers/pcd6.htmlEglantine/Sweet-Briar/Rosa Eglantaria - Poetry, I wound to heal...
Why is it that plants that grow easily and without much care are "weeds" where those that take all your time and efforts are "flowers"!?
LOL, I'll be populating my garden with weeds then :)
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