An example of the catchfly plant.
catchfly definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. catchflies
any of various plants (genus Silene) of the pink family, with sticky stems that can trap insects
catchfly definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of several plants of the genera Silene and Lychnis, native chiefly to the Northern Hemisphere and having white, pink, red, or purplish flowers and sticky stems and calyxes on which small insects may become stuck.