My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“We are used to working with sick patients in the hospital setting, so it was nice to see the other end of the spectrum and be able to raise awareness among the students.”
Sandra Guglielmi, Nursing major

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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