My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Take every opportunity available because the chances of having it again are not very good. Looking back, I did do a lot, but I could have done more.”
Sara Di Pesa, English 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.

Low Sweet Blueberry Vaccinium angustifolium
Heath Ericaceae family

Leaves are egg-shaped or elliptical and are entire, though occasionally there are a few bristle-tipped teeth. Leaves are approximately 1"-2" long and are dull to leathery above and whitish beneath. Leaves turn red in the fall.

Flowers/Fruits: Flowers are white and bloom April to June. Fruits are blue with white powder, or black with out powder.

Buds are tiny and red to brown in color.

Form/Habitat: Low Sweet Blueberry is a short shrub reaching only 2'-3'. It grows in clumps and spreads by way of an underground root system. Usually an indicator of acidic soil.

NWI Status: FACU-

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