Turtlehead meaning

tûr'tl-hĕd'
Any of several perennial North American herbs of the genus Chelone of the figwort family, especially C. glabra, having spikes of tubular two-lipped white or pink flowers.
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Any of a genus (Chelone) of perennial North American plants of the figwort family, with showy, tubular, white or pink flowers.
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An American perennial herb (Chelone glabra) with white flowers.
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Origin of turtlehead

  • From the shape of its flowers
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • turtle +"Ž head, from the shape of the flower.
    From Wiktionary