My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“The changes I experienced moving from the Historic South to a college in Northern New England were not the only changes I experienced in the first-year Pathway seminar.”
Xanthe Hilton,
History Society & Culture

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.

Oenothera primiveris
Onagraceae

Height: Up to 4'

Leaves: 4" long and grayish-green. They are pinnatley lobed, hairy and form basal rosettes.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom February to May. The flowers are yellow when young and orange-red when mature. They are 2" wide and have 4 notched petals forming a cup. They open in the evening and close in the morning.

Form/Habitat: Below 4,500'. Found in dry and open areas.


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