My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Your work... is to resist the easy answer, to seek out the truth... just as the author's work is to face the blank page with faith and optimism.”
Humanities Instructor David Elliott

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.

Eschscholzia californica
Papaveraceae

Height: Up to 12"

Leaves: 2" long and bluish green. Leaves are at the base of the stem and alternately arraigned. They have margins like a fern.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom February to May. The flowers are orange and 1 1/2" wide. They have 4 petals forming a cup on a single stalk. Bloom in dense clusters. The seed capsule is 4" long.

Form/Habitat: Below 4,500'. Found on slopes, plains and mesas of creosote communities.


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