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.

Erodium texanum
Geraniaceae

Height: Up to 14"

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

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom February to July. The flowers are pinkish-violet and 1/4" wide. They have petals and are loosely clustered on the stalk. The fruit is narrow and pointed at one end shaped like a stork's bill 2" long. In dry periods, it will be spiraled.

Form/Habitat: Below 7,000'. Found on flats, plains and mesas.


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