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.

Vicia americana
Leguminosae

Height: Climbs up to 4'.

Leaves: 1 1/2" long and green. They are bipinnatley compounded with 8 to 12 elliptical leaves.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom May to September. The flowers are light blue and 1 1/4" long. They are loosely clustered in 4 to 9 pairs. The flower produces a seed pod.

Form/Habitat: 5,000' to 10,000. Found in clearings of ponderosa and mixed pine forests.


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