purple virgin's-bower

noun

Definition of purple virgin's-bower

: a partly woody vine (Clematis verticillaris) of northeastern North America with waxy purplish blue flowers

called also purple clematis

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“Purple virgin's-bower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purple%20virgin%27s-bower. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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