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Chelone

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyPlantaginaceaePlantains
GenusCheloneGreek for “tortoise” referring to shape of flower to tortoise head

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Chelone description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Chelone

Turtlehead (Chelone) · 9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 13 × 16" (34 × 41 cm) Species not yet identified

Chelone

Turtlehead (Chelone) · 9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 11 × 7" (27 × 18 cm) Species not yet identified

Chelone

Turtlehead (Chelone) · 9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 14 × 18" (36 × 44 cm) Species not yet identified