silver-lace vine

silver-lace vine
/sil"veuhr lays'/
a hardy, twining, woody plant, Polygonum auberti, of the buckwheat family, native to western China and Tibet, having greenish-white, fragrant flowers in drooping clusters. Also called Chinese fleece-vine, fleece-vine.

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