Chelone glabra


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Noun1.Chelone glabra - showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purpleChelone glabra - showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple
Chelone, genus Chelone - herbaceous perennials: shellflower
bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant - a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
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Hot Lips turtlehead (Chelone glabra Hot Lips) boasts dark pink, snapdragon-like flowers in August and September on sturdy, upright stems.
Joining us along the shoreline is another type of "turtle" in the form of a white flower, the turtlehead (Chelone glabra).
Wetland plant species of common occurrence on geomorphic surfaces of high inundation potential included Glyceria melicaria, Galium asprellum, Impatiens capensis, Polygonum sagittatum, Aster umbellatus and Chelone glabra (Table 3).