Looks like it would be considered a weed, but it's pink and green spikes are so striking and beautiful (to me). :) Grows in low-to-the-ground clusters. Also have seen lots of these on the harbor side of Arana Gulch.
Colorful, abundant in this UCSC meadow.
Actually in Arana Gulch. Some type of sedge?
This was actually in Arana Gulch.
Sitting quite still