Turtleheads bear lustrous white blooms on a spike, bearing some resemblance to its namesake. Found growing in wet meadows and also forested streams.
Great late-season bloomer.
Host plant for the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, an infrequent but captivating species. See images below.
Height: 3′ – 4′ Blooms: September
Habitat: Moist to wet, sun to shade