My Colby-Sawyer Experience

I used a lot of the research and writing techniques I learned in my philosophy and media studies classes. Now that I know I can do something as large as this project, I have a new sense of confidence.
Andrew Baker, Communication Studies

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.

Fouquieria splendens
Fouguieriaceae

Height: Up to 15"

Leaves: 2" long and green. After a long dry period, the leaves will fall and the stem carries out photosynthesis.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom March to July. The flowers are red and 1" long. They are clustered on the end of the cane-like stems.

Form/Habitat: Below 5,000'. Found on well drained slopes and hillsides. They range from southern California to western Texas.


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