White Turtlehead

Botanical Name: Chelone glabra

Height: Aout 1 m.

Season of bloom: Summer

Growing Conditions: Sun or light shade. Moist soil.

Wildlife benefits: Host plant for the caterpillars of Baltimore Checkerspot butterflies.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.


Similar species: Pink Turtlehead.

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