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Chelone obliqua

Chelone obliqua

Chelone obliqua L. Engl.: balmony, red turtlehead, bitter herb, chelone, glatte, salt-rheum weed, shellflower, snake-head, turtle-bloom, turtle-head, turtlehead. Deu.: Schlangenkopf, Miesmäulchen, Schildblume. Suom.: konnanyrtti. Sven.: sköldpaddsört.

No. 97. Chelone glabra.

[image:28555 node=28591]Classic texts: Rafinesque 1830.

Chelone.

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Photo: Chelone obliqua 5.

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Flowers, very snake/turtle/toad -like. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2005-09-20.

Photo: Chelone obliqua 4.

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Chelone obliqua. It's snake head in German, turtlehead in English, toadhead in Finnish, and turtle head in Swedish, and this photo shows why. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2004-09-11.

Photo: Chelone obliqua 3.

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Flowers and leaf. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2004-09-11.

Photo: Chelone obliqua 2.

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Flowering top. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2003-09-20.

Photo: Chelone obliqua.

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Flowering tops. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2002-08-14.

Photo: Chelone obliqua 1.

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Flowers. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2002-08-14.


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