butterwort butterwort


  • (n) any of numerous carnivorous bog plants of the genus Pinguicula having showy purple or yellow or white flowers and a rosette of basal leaves coated with a sticky secretion to trap small insects


  • The common butterwort is one of several plants which exude a sticky substance so that the leaves act like flypaper.
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pivotal pivotal
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