Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Cuthbert’s Turtlehead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chelone cuthbertii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chelone cuthbertii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chelone cuthbertii 166-13-001

[Pollinator at work] Flowers strongly 4-ranked, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Turtlehead, Pink Turtlehead, Appalachian Turtlehead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chelone lyonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chelone lyonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chelone lyonii 166-13-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Chelone lyoni


Flower's lower lip has a prominent yellow beard, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purple Turtlehead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chelone obliqua +
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chelone obliqua +
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chelone obliqua 166-13-003

Flowers in a dense cluster, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Turtlehead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chelone glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chelone glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chelone glabra 166-13-004

Flowers white, often tinged with pink or purple, in a dense terminal spike, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


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