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Noun: turtlehead  'tur-t(u)l,hed
  1. Showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple
    - shellflower, shell-flower, snakehead, snake-head, Chelone glabra

Derived forms: turtleheads

Type of: bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant

Part of: Chelone, genus Chelone

Encyclopedia: Turtlehead