My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“My Capstone experience allowed me to ask questions that have not yet been answered and actively engage in finding answers to them.”
Evelina Simanonyte, Psychology 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.

Red Elderberry Sambucus racemosa
Honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae family

Leaves are compound, 4-11" long, composed of 5-7 lance-shaped, toothed leaflets.

Flowers/Fruit: Flowers are white and cone-shaped overall, made up of tiny, dense clustered flowers. Fruit clusters are brilliant red; rarely white or yellow. They are not good for eating and may even be toxic. Appear June through September.

Twigs/Bark: Twigs are tan, warty, with rounded, purplish and opposite buds. Pith is brown in color.

Form/Habitat: Red Elderberry can range from 20 inches to 20 feet and prefers rich rocky soils with ample moisture though it will also tolerate saturated soils.



NWI Status: FACU



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