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.

Nannyberry Viburnum lentago
Honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae family

Leaves are egg-shaped to narrowly elliptical and are finely toothed. They are mostly hairless and are from 2"-5" long.

Flowers/Fruits: Flowers grow in large clusters 2"-5" in diameter and are made up of tiny white flowers, blooms May through June. Fruits are blue to black in color and appear August through September.

Buds/Twigs: Buds are brown to gray and are rough, appearing in two sizes, both having two scales. Twigs are also rough and hairless.

Form/Habitat: Nannyberry can either be considered a small tree or a large shrub and commonly grows to a hieght of 9'-18', with a maximum hieght of 30'.

Winter Identification: Nannyberry has very distinct opposite growth. The end bud has a round base that extends into a very long, narrow point.

NWI Status: FAC

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