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

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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