My Colby-Sawyer Experience

I used a lot of the research and writing techniques I learned in my philosophy and media studies classes. Now that I know I can do something as large as this project, I have a new sense of confidence.
Andrew Baker, Communication Studies

Calliandra eriophylla
Leguminosae

Height: Up to 6"

Leaves: 1/4" long and pinnate. They are greyish green and densly haired. 4 to 5 leaves are in a fan-like cluster.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom March to May. They are yellow and orange and 3/8" wide. The top leaf is much larger than the bottom one. The flower is on top of a long stem.

Form/Habitat: 3,000' to 5'000'. Found on roadsides and rocky hillsides in southern Arizona.


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