Chelone glabra - White Turtlehead


"White Turtlehead is a native clump-forming wildflower found in moist areas along stream banks, open woodlands, fens, flood plains and marshes. The blooms appear on 6-8 inch spikes and open from bottom to top in late summer to fall. " (North Carolina Extension)

Bee on Flower (USDA)

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Plantaginaceae
Native Range: United States
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.50 feet
Bloom Time: August to October
Bloom Description: White with pink tinge
Sun: Part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Erosion, Wet Soil


Bee on Flower by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Public Domain Mark 1.0

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