Okay, here’s a preview of some of the upcoming images I just promised. Here’s one of my favorite (there will be more!) wildflowers from Abilene State Park (Texas) this spring. This is Centaurium calycosum (family = Gentianaceae) commonly caused Rosita or Buckley’s Centaury. This plant is supposedly toxic to livestock.
Does this species remind anyone of a flower that looks very similar and is easily confused with Rosita?