Chelone glabra, White turtlehead, turtlehead

Chelone glabra, White turtlehead, turtlehead
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  • Item #: PP20
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average Wildlife Value:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Butterflies:
  • Erosion Control:
  • Flood Tolerant:
  • Fragrant:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Herbaceous plant:
  • Hummingbirds:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands:
  • Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
  • Perennial:
  • Pollinator support:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Status not yet determined- :
  • Threatened / Endangered:
  • Wet soil (Tidal):
  • Full Sun:
Price $4.00
5 or more $3.50 each
20 or more $2.00 each
50 or more $1.10 each
100 or more $0.90 each
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Botanic Name (s):     Chelone glabra     

Common Name(s):    Turtlehead, white turtlehead     

Mature height :1.5-6.5

Mature spread:2-3ft

Flower Color:White

Bloom Time:July-October

Fruit:capsule

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun   

Soil moisture:       Moist      Wet

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay         

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:    Woods, streambanks, swamps, thickets                 

Notes:             Herbal uses, host for Baltimore checkerspot butterfly                       

Fragrant      Erosion Control                                               

High Wildlife Value:                Beneficial Insects          Butterflies               Hummingbirds     Songbirds    

OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands                                                                                                         

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions                                                                                           

Threatened / Endangered:        New York    

Native Perennial/Wildflower

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