My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“My internship experience proved that it's important to keep your eyes open, as you never know what slight connection is going to get you the experience you are looking for.”
Sam Moore '09, Graphic Design major

175th Celebration

In 2012 the college celebrated 175 years as an institution of teaching and learning. Visit the 175th website for more information and to view photos of the events.

Round-leaf Dogwood Cornus rugosa
Dogwood Cornaceae family

Leaves are very roundish, with smooth margins, 5 - 9 pairs of veins, and 2 - 5" long. The leaf shape and number of veins is distinctive for this shrub.



Flowers are white with 4 petals (characteristic of all dogwoods). They form flat-topped clusters, and bloom in June.

Fruit is a light blue berry, appearing about August.



Twigs are green or reddish brown with purple blotches. No other dogwood has these twigs.

Form/habitat: Round-leaf dogwood is a shrub that grows to 10'.


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