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.

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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