My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“I'm a firm believer in getting students out of the classroom and into experiences in nature. If students get out of their element, in a new place that stimulates their senses, that's where the best learning happens.”
Natural Sciences Assistant Professor Nick Baer

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.

Acacia greggii
Leguminosae

Height: Up to 20' but common at 6'.

Trunk: 8" wide, brown and furrowed.

Leaves: 3" long and green. They are bipinnatley compounded.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom June to October. The flowers are yellow and 2 1/2" long. They are densely clustered and form a cylindrical spike. The seed pod is flat, twisted and 6" long and 1/2" wide.

Form/Habitat: Below 5,000'. Found on slopes, canyons, grasslands and along washes.


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