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.

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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