My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Your work... is to resist the easy answer, to seek out the truth... just as the author's work is to face the blank page with faith and optimism.”
Humanities Instructor David Elliott

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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