My Colby-Sawyer Experience

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Natural Sciences Professor Laura Alexander

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.

Salvia columbariae
Lamiaceae

Height: Up to 20"

Leaves: 4" long and green. They are oblong and found at the base of the stem.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom March to July. The flowers are light to dark blue and 1/2" long. They are densely clustered on 1 to 3 heads on the stem and have a pungent odor.

Form/Habitat: Below 4,000'. Found in washes and disturbed areas of pinyon-juniper communities.


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