My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“This work is my ministry,” she says, “and I've been placed on our Earth for this reason. Helping the poor is one of the areas that gives my life great meaning.”
Photographer Jill Booth Macdonell '57

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.

Spotted Touch-me-not Impatiens capensis
Touch-me-not Balsaminaceae family

The leaves are egg-shaped and coarsely toothed.

Orange flowers spotted with red and brown, 1" long with curved spur in the back.

The fruit is a plump pod that explodes when ripe or when touched.

Form/habitat: Stem is succulent and exudes juice when broken. 2-5' tall, prefers moist, shady places. Flowers July-Sept.

NWI status: FACW

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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