White Turtlehead is a leafy-stemmed plant known for its hooded, snapdragon-like white flowers. It gets its name from the flower’s resemblance to a turtle. The leaves are coarsely toothed and dark green. This is the host plant for the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, but is attractive to many other pollinators. Once established, its erosion and wet soil tolerant. White Turtlehead can be used in a rain garden or to naturalize an area. Blooms late summer to early fall along streams and swampy areas.