virgin's bower

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vir·gin's bower

(vûr′jĭnz)
n.
Any of several climbing clematises, especially Clematis virginiana, of eastern North America, having clusters of white flowers and feathery seed heads.
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Noun1.virgin's bower - common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowersvirgin's bower - common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers
clematis - any of various ornamental climbing plants of the genus Clematis usually having showy flowers
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They're also called the 'Queen of climbers' and 'virgin's bowers'.