My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“My classes stress the interconnectedness of knowledge. A recent Fulbright fellowship provided the opportunity to work with undergraduate and graduate students at Kyoto Seika University in Japan. My teaching at Colby-Sawyer College is enhanced thanks to this experience.”
Fine and Performing Arts Professor Jon Keenan

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.

Phacelia distans
Hydrophyllaceae

Height: Up to 3'

Leaves: 3" long and green. They are elliptcal to lobed and hairy. Lower leaves are on separate stalks.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom February to May. The flowers are light blue to violet depending on its location and 1/4" wide. They have 5 rounded petals, bell shaped and fused together. They are at the end of the stem and finely haired. The fruit is a 4 seeded capsule.

Form/Habitat: 1,000 to 4,000'. Found along roadsides, washes and slopes.


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