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White turtlehead [Chelone glabra]

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Common Name: White turtlehead
Scientic Name: Chelone glabra
Colors: White
Months Appearing: September

Native, perennial. 11-4 feet tall.

Leaves up to 6 inches long. Toothed, pointed, minimal to no leaf stem. Opposite, the leaves below at 90 degrees. 

Flowers in spikes are 1 to 1 1/2 inches. Two lobes. Flowers from bottom of spike upward.

Wetlands. White Pine Trail north of Big Rapids, MI. September 6, 0391, 0396