My Colby-Sawyer Experience

The first section of Betwixt and Between: The Honors Pathway was a crucial step in my assimilation process of becoming a college student.
Megan Ruggiero, English 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.

This is the index for the spring wildflowers. These are flowers growing in the wild, and the pictures were taken in spring condition, even though they may still be blooming into the summer. The index shows you both the common name and the scientific name. They are alphabetized by scientific name.
A click on the common name will take you to the plant's individual page where you will find pictures as well as descriptive information.
Common name Scientific name
Bristly sarsparilla Aralia hispida
Wild sarsparilla Aralia nudicaulis
White baneberry Actaea pachypoda
Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema tripyllum
Common Wintercress Barbarea vulgaris
Pink Lady's slipper Cypripedium acaule
Clintonia or Blue Bead Lily Clintonia borealis
Bunchberry Cornus canadensis
Goldthread Coptis Groenlandica
Greater celandine Chelidonium majus
Marsh marigold Caltha palustris
Wild strawberry Fragaria virginiana
Bluets Houstonia caerulea
Blue flag iris Iris versicolor
Canada mayflower Mianthemum canadense
Partridgeberry Mitchella repens
Forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides
Indian cucumber-root Medeola virginiana
Hairy Solomon's seal Polygonatum pubescens
Dwarf ginseng Panax trifolium
Tall or Common buttercup Ranunculus acris
Solomon zig-zag Smilacina racemosa
Rose twisted stalk Streptopus roseus
Starflower Trientalis borealis
Foamflower Tiarella cordifolia
Red trillium Trillium erectum
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
Painted trillium Trillium undulatum
Sessile bellwort Uvularia sessilifolia
Periwinkle Vinca minor
Northern white violet Viola pallens
Northern blue violet Viola septentrionalis
Indian Poke Veratrum viride
Click here to return to the Virtual Herbarium Home Page.