Vines and Climbers forum: I need help identifying this plant

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May 6, 2015 9:12 AM CST
I know that it has to be in the rose family. The blossom smells very much like baby lotion, and is very sweet and fragrant. It is a fairly evasive climber. It is already a bit larger than my 4 year old rose was. I had a miniature, climbing, pink rose planted in this same spot the last few years, this year apparently a bird has planted this where my rose was. In fact I did not even realize my rose had died until this started to bloom. My guess is that as it grew it slowly killed the rose so I never noticed the difference. I would love to know exactly what it is. Thank you so much in advance for the help.

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springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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May 6, 2015 9:31 AM CST
it could have been the rootstock that your pink rose was grafted to. The pink died and the rootstock started taking over. Probably a multiflora invasive. Is it fragrant and does it bloom off and on or just once during the growing season?

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