My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Colby-Sawyer people are really nice to be around, and the professors are great. Some of the classes have really changed my life, and I didn't expect that.”
Marianne Lamas, Psychology 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.


Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Aster Asteraceae family



The Flowers are usually white or pink, in flat tight clusters. Each has 5 petals in 4-6 rays.


Leaves fern-shaped, soft, aromatic, and finely disected. Stem leaves are alternate.

Form/habitat: 1-3' tall, fields and roadsides. Flowers June-Sept.

NWI status: FACU

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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