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Chelone obliqua Linnaeus var. obliqua . Purple Turtlehead. Phen: Jul-Oct; Sep-Nov. Hab: Streambanks, swamp forests, ecotones of freshwater tidal marshes. Dist: MD and KY south to GA and MS.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: Var. obliqua is hexaploid (Nelson, Elisens, & Benish 1998).

Synonymy: = F, FNA17, K1, K3, K4, NE; = Chelone obliqua L. ssp. obliqua – Pennell (1935); < Chelone obliqua L. – C, G, GW2, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W

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