My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Take every opportunity available because the chances of having it again are not very good. Looking back, I did do a lot, but I could have done more.”
Sara Di Pesa, English 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.

Daisylirion wheeleri

Height: 3'

Leaves: 3' long and 1' wide. They are green and pointed with margins that have forward facing teeth. The end of the leaves are split. They are in a rounded cluster at the base.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom May to August. The flower is greenish white, very small and clustered in the thousands at the top of a 15' stalk. There are 6 petals that are bell-shaped. The male and female flowers are found on different plants. The seeds are dispersed by wind.

Form/Habitat: 4,000' to 6,000'. Rocky slopes or Canyons. Found from Arizona to New Mexico.

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