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Turtlehead (Chelone glabra)
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Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Notes: Flowers resemble turtles' heads.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.