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Chelone glabra, PA Ecotype
Turtlehead, PA Ecotype

A showy wetland species browsed by wildlife; produces nectar containing catapol which helps to reduce parasite loads in bumblebees.

General Product Information:

Item Number: CHEGLA01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Flowers grow in pyramids.
Habitat: Streambanks, wet woods, wet meadows, swamps.
Bloom Period: July to September
Flower Color: White with pink tips
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Pollinator Value: Medium

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Midwest: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 1,472,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.1% and not more than 0.3% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $720.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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