Pink Turtlehead (Chelone lyonii)

  • Pink Turtlehead (Chelone Lyonii)
    Credit: John Sims (1749-1831) | Curtis's botanical magazine vol. 44 tabl. 1864 (http://www.botanicus...) | License: PD Old
  • Pink Turtlehead (Chelone Lyonii)
    Credit: Shu Suehiro | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0 GFDL

Chelone Lyonii, or more commonly know as Pink Turtlehead, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Chelone. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Chelone Lyonii or Pink Turtlehead's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Chelone
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW+) 2(FACW+)

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