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Commonly known as American pitcher plants, their leaves developinto pitchers that trap flies,bees, wasps and other insects attracted to the leaf by its colour and the secretion of nectar around the lip.
Stands of American pitcher plants (Sarracenia) have been reduced by 90 percent; the Venus flytrap is barely hanging on along a beleaguered stretch of coastal North and South Carolina.
As the first African American pitcher in the major leagues, he helped break the color barrier, and not just on the baseball field.