My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“The best way to teach is to show children that you are interested in their lives, and Windy Hill is certainly a part of their lives, so that is where we started.”
Kate Callahan, Child Development 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.

This is the index for the ferns. These are ferns growing in the wild, and are common to the New London region. The index shows you both the common name and the scientific name. They are alphabetized by common name.
A click on the common name will take you to the plant's individual page where you will find pictures as well as descriptive information.
Common name Scientific name
Bracken fern Pteridium aquilinum
Cinnamon fern Cinnamon fern
Interrupted fern Osmunda claytonia
Royal fern Osmunda regalis
Sensitive fern Onaclea sensibilis
Click here to return to the Virtual Herbarium Home Page.