My Colby-Sawyer Experience

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Natural Sciences Professor Laura Alexander

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.

Greater Celandine Chelidonium majus
Poppy Papaveraceae family

Leaves are divided into irregularly lobed leaflets. They are alternate until the upper leaves, which are opposite.

Flowers are yellow, with 4 petals, 1/2 - 3/4" wide.

Seedpod is slender, narrow, smooth and grows facing up toward the flower.



Form/Habitat: Grows 1 - 2' high in damp places along roads or at woods edge.

Blooms in late May and through the summer.

Fairly common in our area.

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