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The Turtlehead (Balmony) (Chelone glabra)

The Turtlehead is of the Snapdragon (Scrophulariaceae) family. It is, as Forey writes, "a stiff-looking plant, with a dense terminal spike of two lipped, white flowers resembling turtles' heads." Found in "swamps, wet roadsides, along rocky streams, meadows and estuarine rivers above the influence of the salt water." (Roland.)

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Peter Landry

(2011)