Definition of Purple clematis

1. Noun. Climber of northeastern North America having waxy purplish-blue flowers.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Purple Clematis

purple-fish
purple-flowering raspberry
purple-fringed orchid
purple-fringed orchis
purple-hooded orchis
purple-staining Cortinarius
purple-stemmed aster
purple amaranth
purple anise
purple apricot
purple avens
purple bacteria
purple beech
purple boneset
purple chinese houses
purple clematis (current term)
purple clover
purple coral
purple corals
purple cress
purple drank
purple dye murex
purple dye murices
purple emperor
purple emperors
purple finch
purple fringeless orchid
purple fringeless orchis
purple gallinule
purple gas

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 ..."

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