My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“My internship experience proved that it's important to keep your eyes open, as you never know what slight connection is going to get you the experience you are looking for.”
Sam Moore '09, Graphic Design major

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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