My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“My group's Capstone was certainly a culmination of our learning experiences. We were able to apply what we'd learned from our classes, internships, and practical experience hours and tackle a problem on our own.”
John Bosse, Exercise & Sport Sciences

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.

Rose Twisted Stalk Streptopus roseus
Lily Liliaceae family


Leaves are alternate, sessile, egg-shaped (and coming to a point) with prominent veins running parallel to the mid-vein. Stems are bent or twisted in the middle.



Flowers are pink, bell-shaped with 6 recurved points, hanging down from the axils under the stem. Flowers are about 1/2" long.

Fruit is a red berry.

Form/Habitat: Rose twisted stalk grows 1-2' high in cool, moist woods. These pictures were taken near Pleasant Lake, along the road, near a stream. It's common in the mountains. Blooms in May.

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