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 for Turtlehead
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Turtlehead \Tur"tle*head`\ (t[^u]r"t'l-h[e^]d`), n. (Bot.)
     An American perennial herb ({Chelone glabra) having white
     flowers shaped like the head of a turtle. Called also
     snakehead, shell flower, and balmony.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chelone \Che*lo"ne\, n. [Gr. chelw`nh a tortoise. So named from
     shape of the upper lip of the corolla.] (Bot.)
     A genus of hardy perennial flowering plants, of the order
     Scrophulariace[ae], natives of North America; -- called
     also snakehead, turtlehead, shellflower, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  turtlehead
      n 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
           [syn: shellflower, shell-flower, turtlehead,
           snakehead, snake-head, Chelone glabra]

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