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.

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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