Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

White Turtlehead

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Chelone glabra

Flower Description:

Densely packed white tubular flowers with a 2 lobed hood-like upper lip.

FamilyPlantain
Season BloomAug-Sept
HabitatPart shade to sun, wet meadows along shores, wetlands
CyclePerennials
Height2'-4'
Leaf DescriptionLong hairless tapering to a sharp point. Edges are sharply toothed.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland