Chelone lyonii
(Pink Turtlehead)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Pink Turtlehead
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - October
    Status: Native

Chelone lyonii, or Pink Turtlehead, is native to the Southeast and Appalachian regions. It is a perennial that grows in wet areas of open to partially open woods, often growing along creeks and stream sides. It blooms in late summer into fall with pink flowers.

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