Turtlehead (Chelone glabra)

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Great addition to moist areas! Unusual flowers resemble a turtle’s head.

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Turtlehead Chelone glabra

Light: Full Sun/Partial Sun

Moisture: Moist/Med

Soil:  Sand, Loam, Clay

Height: 2 to 4 ft

Bloom Season: August, September

Bloom Color: White

Notes: Pollinated mostly by bumblebees. Preferred larval host plant for the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly.

Photo by Ruth Oldenburg

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