What plant is that?

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October 2014 Mystery Plant close-up

October 2014 Mystery Plant
Above photo credits: ©David G. Smith,

October 2014 Mystery plant--close up of flower spike
Photo credit: © Francis R. Underwood 2014

The mystery plant for this month
is a perennial with
opposite, toothed leaves
and white flowers.
The flowers are irregular
with the upper lip
arched over the lower lip
resembling a well- known reptile
from which this plant’s
common name is derived.
The white flowers are large,
being more than one inch in length.
This plant grows in wet woods and
sometimes can be found
growing in wet fields.

It blooms from July through September .

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Congratulations to the following
for correctly identifying
last month's mystery plant.

Nancy Fullerton