My Colby-Sawyer Experience

She credits her decision to pursue a doctorate to the encouraging influence of several Colby-Sawyer faculty. “Colby-Sawyer gave me a great springboard.”
Pastoral Psychologist Barbara Livingston '82

Dwarf Ginseng Panax triflorum
Ginseng Araliaceae family

3 stalked leaves grow in a whorl, with each leaf divided into 3-5 leaflets. Leaflets are toothed.


Flower is a white, delicate, umbel that is very rounded on top. Each tiny flower has 5 narrow petals.

Fruit is a yellow berry.

Form/Habitat:Dwarf ginseng is a small woodland plant, 4-8" high, that prefers rich, moist woods. The root is a round tuber. Blooms in April.

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