My Colby-Sawyer Experience

I used a lot of the research and writing techniques I learned in my philosophy and media studies classes. Now that I know I can do something as large as this project, I have a new sense of confidence.
Andrew Baker, Communication Studies

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.

Birdfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
Pea Leguminosae family

Leaves: Five leaflets with the lower two at the base of the leaf stalk, appear like large stipules. Three leaflets are cloverlike.

Flower: Bright-yellow showy pea-like flowers that grow in small umbels at the ends of the branches. Grow in clusters of 3 to 6.

Form/habitat: A slender pod suggests a bird's foot. Erect or prostrate, this flower can grow 6-24 inches in height. This low cloverlike plant is found in fields, roadsides and waste places.

NWI Status: FACU-

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