Appears pink to the naked eye but up close it is red veining that gives it the colour. A large amount of catchfly in the area around the school, and plenty of range in colour forms
On my way to Tandy Hills to meet with a group of kids, I stopped by McDonald Park in Fort Worth. This park has tremendous potential, but it's such a sketchy neighborhood... I saw a couple 'handoffs' as I was looking for birds. :-/
On rock outcropping
The Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, are a family of flowering plants. It is included in the dicotyledon order Caryophyllales in the APG III system, alongside 33 other families, including Amaranthaceae, Cactaceae, and Polygonaceae. It is a large family, with 86 genera and some 2,200 species.