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Chelone glabra

Common Name(s):
Chelone, White turtlehead
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Summer into fall
Height:
1-3 ft.
Foliage:
3-6 in., narrow, sharply toothed, paired leaves; stalkless or nearly so; slender, erect stems
Flower:
Tight cluster of white, swollen, 1-1.5 in., two-lipped flowers at tip of stem; upper lip arches over lower lip; not arranged
Site:
Low, moist meadows, thickets, stream banks, swamps
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2517

Chelone glabra Chelone glabra