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.

Amsinckia intermedia
Boraginaceae

Height: Up to 20"

Leaves: 6" long at the base turning to about 3/4" long at the top. They are green and lanceolete shaped with bristles.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom March to May. Yellow-orange tubular flowers that are 1/8" wide at the top. They are on the top of the stem and coil over appearing like a violin neck.

Form/Habitat: Below 4,000'. Found along roadsides and dry open areas of creosotebush communities. They range from California to New Mexico


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