My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“This work is my ministry,” she says, “and I've been placed on our Earth for this reason. Helping the poor is one of the areas that gives my life great meaning.”
Photographer Jill Booth Macdonell '57

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.

Cattail Typha latifolia
Cattail Typhaceae family

Flower: brown cigar-shaped inflorescence, approximately 1" in diameter. Male and female flowers are found on the same spike - the upper half is the staminate, or male, and is tan in color. Wide leaves.

Form: Grows in wet places, up to 9 ft. tall.

Ecology: Native. Perennial.

Habitat: Found in very wet low laying areas.

NWI status: OBL

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