Chelone glabra, or Turtlehead, is a 2-3 foot wetland perennial for wet meadows and rich moist to average soils that blooms in late summer-early fall. Turtlehead’s creamy white flower resembles a turtle’s head. It serves as a nectar plant and is a great larval food source for the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly.

Light: Part Sun
Soil moisture: Wet-Moist
Height: 4′

Chelone glabra turtlehead