My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“The first section of Betwixt and Between: The Honors Pathway was a crucial step in my assimilation process of becoming a college student.”
Megan Ruggiero, English major

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.

Cirsium neomexicanum
Asteraceae

Height: Up to 6'

Leaves: 7" long and pinnately lobed. They are dark green, shiny and spiny.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom March to September. Lavender, tiny and tubular. They are surrounded by long spine-tipped I>bracts, or modified leaves. The outer bracts point downward.

Form/Habitat: 3,000' to 7,000'. Mesas, foothills or plains in creosote bush communities.


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