My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Colby-Sawyer people are really nice to be around, and the professors are great. Some of the classes have really changed my life, and I didn't expect that.”
Marianne Lamas, Psychology major

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.

Agave deserti
Agavaceae

Leaves: 14" long. They are dark green, long and pointed with toothed margins. They are clustered at the end of branches.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom May to July. The flower is yellow, small and clustered broadly at the top of a 5' to 15' stalk. The stalk grows rapidly at 2 1/2" a day. Several weeks after the first blooms, the plant dies.

Form/Habitat: Found from southern California to western Arizona.


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