Definition of Purple clematis
1. Noun. Climber of northeastern North America having waxy purplish-blue flowers.
Generic synonyms: Clematis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Purple Clematis
Literary usage of Purple clematis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Paper and Scissors in the Schoolroom by Emily A. Weaver (1893)
"116, making the curve slightly compound near the corner and having a circle for the center. The purple clematis is very irregular, sometimes having five, ..."
2. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia Wilmotte Henderson Henshaw (1915)
"purple clematis Clematis columbiana. Crowfoot Family A trailing and partly ... The large lovely flowers of the purple clematis are attractive by reason of ..."
3. Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the by Elizabeth Kent (1825)
"purple clematis grows naturally in the woods of Spain and Italy: there are several varieties, the Single Red- flowered, Blue-flowered, and Purple-flowered, ..."
4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1857)
"... Chinese Wistaria, purple and white, Wistaria sinensis ; Sweet-scented Clematis, Clematis flammula ; Double purple clematis, ..."
5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"purple clematis. (The clematis shown that the summer is nearly over ; then follows autumn, and after it comes winter, which always reminds me of death — the ..."