My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Your work... is to resist the easy answer, to seek out the truth... just as the author's work is to face the blank page with faith and optimism.”
Humanities Instructor David Elliott

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.

Bluejoint Grass Calamagrostis canadensis
Grass Gramineae family

Flower Delicate small flowers; purple, lead-colored, or green

Form Branches hug the stem after flowering. Branches in bunches, inflorescence tan, wispy, slightly fuzzy
Medium-size to tall: 1.5-5 ft.

Ecology Native. Perennial

Habitat: Not very distinctive by itself, but easily recognizable in a big patch, this grass is very common in nothern bogs and swamps, where it covers large areas. The dried flower stalks remain for a while after flowering and overtop the leaves.

NWI status: FACW+

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