Shortflower Centaury
syn. Rosita
syn. Buckley Centaury
syn. Arizona Centaury
Centaurium calycosum
syn. Centaurium breviflorum
syn. Centaurium calycosum var. breviflorum
syn. Centaurium calycosum var. nanum
syn. Erythraea calycosa

USDA Symbol: CECA3

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

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Photo Details - ŠNicky Davis
Annual pink wildflower  located by Nicky Davis at Welcome Springs, Washington County, Utah on 29 August 2015
Elevation 4351 feet, 37° 5' 50" N, 113° 54' 35" W

Identified by William Gray

Description from
 8-12 inches tall, leaves usually 1/2 long or less, blossoms are 1 inch across.  Blossoms are tubular with 5 lobes and white eye.  Petals
are bright pink, style ends with knob or two short branches.

Pronunciation from
Family:  Gentianaceae (jen-shun-AY-see-ee)
Genus:  Centaurium (sen-TAR-ee-um)
Species:  breviflorum (brev-ee-FLOR-um)
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