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.

Mimulus bigelovii
Scrophulariaceae

Height: Up to 5"

Leaves: 2" long and elliptical. They are dark green with pink margins and tip. They are also hairy.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom February to April. The flower is deep magenta to pink depending on its location and gold at the throat. There are 5 lobes. It is 1" wide and 1" long. The stamen is bright yellow. The flower is covered in fine hairs.

Form/Habitat: 500' to 2,500'. Open sandy areas or washes. Found in the eastern Mojave Desert.


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