Catchfly

Definition of Catchfly

Catch´fly
n.1.(Bot.) A plant with the joints of the stem, and sometimes other parts, covered with a viscid secretion to which small insects adhere. The species of Silene are examples of the catchfly.

Related Words

bladder campion, campion, evening lychnis, fire pink, flower, genus Silene, Lychnis alba, Lychnis dioica, moss campion, red bird's eye, red campion, silene, Silene acaulis, Silene caroliniana, Silene dioica, Silene latifolia, Silene uniflora, Silene virginica, Silene vulgaris, white campion, white cockle, wild pink
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