My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“I'm a firm believer in getting students out of the classroom and into experiences in nature. If students get out of their element, in a new place that stimulates their senses, that's where the best learning happens.”
Natural Sciences Assistant Professor Nick Baer

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.

Broadleaf Meadowsweet Spirea latifolia
Rose Rosaceae family

Leaves Leaves are elliptic and coarsely toothed, commonly 2'-3' in length.

Flowers: Branching clusters of small white or pale-pink flowers, 1/4" wide.

Winter ID: Inflorecense is evident all winter. It is brownish in color, and usually triangular in shape. Short hairless buds with reddish twigs.

Form/Habitat: Meadowsweet is a generalist common in this area, of ten found in fields.

NWI Status: FACW+



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