Chelone glabra, PA Ecotype
Turtlehead, PA Ecotype
A showy wetland plant browsed by wildlife; produces nectar containing catapol which helps to reduce parasite loads in bumblebees.
General Product Information:
Item Number: CHEGLA01
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A flowering species; the flowers grow in pyramids.
Habitat: Streambanks, wet woods, wet meadows, swamps.
Bloom Period: August 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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
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 0.5% and not more than 1.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine