...we can't let go of plants even after a bout of dividing has made it clear our leftovers alone could fill an acre, if we kept splitting? We wheel the excess to the compost, dump it, and dang it if some tiny beauty doesn't sparkle like a gem so we start fishing things back out of there!
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but don't blame us for what happens next!
Note: Turtlehead is endangered in Michigan, Kentucky and Arkansas, and threatened in Maryland. In those places you may be in violation of conservation law to disturb the plants or collect seed from any colony of the area's native genotype. More about this restriction in Growing Endangered.
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