Synonyms of old man's beard


1. Spanish moss, old man's beard, black moss, long moss, Tillandsia usneoides, air plant, epiphyte, aerophyte, epiphytic plant

usage: 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

2. traveler's joy, traveller's joy, old man's beard, Clematis vitalba, clematis

usage: vigorous deciduous climber of Europe to Afghanistan and Lebanon having panicles of fragrant green-white flowers in summer and autumn

3. virgin's bower, old man's beard, devil's darning needle, Clematis virginiana, clematis

usage: common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers

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