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Lyon’s Turtlehead – Chelone lyonii – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Lyon’s Turtlehead, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (9/17/2014.)  Scientific name is Chelone lyonii.  It is also known as Red Turtlehead, Pink Turtlehead, and Appalachian Turtlehead . Photo below was taken near the Craggy Gardens Picnic Area of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Buncombe County, NC on Aug 29, 2014. Go to the Lyon’s Turtlehead detail page for more photos and information.

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