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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.

Clintonia or Blue-Bead Lily Clintonia borealis
Lily Liliaceae family

Basal leaves are broad and shiny. Usually there are 2, but sometimes there are 3.

Flowers are greenish-yellow, nodding, and approxomately 3/4" long.

Berries are deep blue.

Form/habitat:Cool, moist woods. 6" - 12" high; blooms in May.

Common all around the area and also in the northern mountains.

You will find this flower growing along with Canada mayflower, Bunchberry, Wintergreen, Partridgeberry, Sessile bellwort, Trillium, and others.

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