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Old man's beard   /oʊld mænz bɪrd/   Listen
Old man's beard

noun
1.
Dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America.  Synonyms: black moss, long moss, Spanish moss, Tillandsia usneoides.
2.
Vigorous deciduous climber of Europe to Afghanistan and Lebanon having panicles of fragrant green-white flowers in summer and autumn.  Synonyms: Clematis vitalba, traveler's joy, traveller's joy.
3.
Common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers.  Synonyms: Clematis virginiana, devil's darning needle, virgin's bower.






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Words linked to "Old man's beard" :   aerophyte, air plant, epiphyte, long moss, clematis, devil's darning needle, Tillandsia, epiphytic plant, genus Tillandsia



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