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Chelone obliqua (Red turtlehead)
Makin, Julie

Chelone obliqua

Red turtlehead

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

USDA Symbol: chob3

USDA Native Status:

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Rosy purple, pink, or white

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , SC , TN , VA

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery - Orefield, PA

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
* Available Online from Wildflower Center Store

Bibliography

* The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Chelone obliqua in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chelone obliqua in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chelone obliqua

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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