My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“My classes stress the interconnectedness of knowledge. A recent Fulbright fellowship provided the opportunity to work with undergraduate and graduate students at Kyoto Seika University in Japan. My teaching at Colby-Sawyer College is enhanced thanks to this experience.”
Fine and Performing Arts Professor Jon Keenan

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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