Several herbaceous species were dominant across seeps, including (in order of importance): wood nettles (Laporlea canadensis), branch lettuce (Micranthes micranthidifolia), turtlehead
As we entered the marsh, we were greeted by a host of bright colors: orange jewelweed, groundnuts blooming in purple, white turtlehead
, blue-eyed grass and dozens of shades of green from the trees and vines lining the boardwalk One sharp-eyed member of the group spotted a black rat snake moving just off the trail.
Moench [State Watch List]); Pink Turtlehead
(Chelone obliqua L.
Unlike butterflies that favor multiple host plants, this cheekerspot largely relies on just one--the white turtlehead
, an herbaceous plant with pink-rimmed, white flowers.
5-mile trek to the top of Turtlehead
Peak in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (the view of La Madre Mountain and Summerlin is worth the workout).
Joining us along the shoreline is another type of "turtle" in the form of a white flower, the turtlehead
Now, where there used to be ugly concrete barriers and cracked concrete, there are dozens of native plants, some flowering, such as giant blue lobelia, bee balm and turtlehead
, along with some berry-bearing shrubs beneficial to wildlife.
Oxfam, in partnership with independent Irish T-shirt label Turtlehead
, commissioned five designers to create a collection of limited edition T-shirts to help support Oxfam's climate change campaign.
Some native plants that love to have wet feet are buttonbush, pickerel weed, blue flag iris, lizard's tail, jewelweed, mist flower, Joe Pye weed, turtlehead
, pitcher plant, and swamp rose mallow.
Deer eat the tips of the turtlehead
plant and either kill the larvae or knock them from their leaves.
Anything from Turtlehead
to Modest Mouse to Mikah 9.
When I set out for the base of Turtlehead
Peak, for example, I didn't see another soul after I was a quarter-mile up the trail.