My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“The changes I experienced moving from the Historic South to a college in Northern New England were not the only changes I experienced in the first-year Pathway seminar.”
Xanthe Hilton,
History Society & Culture

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.

Carex lurida Lurid Sedge
Sedge Cyperaceae family

Flower: Triangular stem, small flower sacs, slightly inflated, with straight beak. Female flower cluster is longer than the male cluster and cylindrically shaped, with many flower sacs: 0.5 - 3."

Form: Varies in size: 8" - 3.5'. Grows in clumps.

Ecology: Native. Perennial.

Habitat: Found in wet soil.

NWI status: OBL

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