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Chelone glabra
Chelone glabra
Common Name: Turtlehead

Spikes of elegant white flowers top shiny green foliage in late summer and early fall. Grows best in moist meadows, stream banks, and swamps. Favorite breeding site for the Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly.

Height: 2-4 Feet
Spread: 1-2 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8