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Photos Of California’s Colorful Super Blooms

by Johnny Simon: A boon to nature lovers and wide-brimmed-hat-clad influencers alike, “super blooms” are caused by heavy rains in typically dry regions…

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The rains soak seeds of annual flowers that are left dormant in the earth. When springlike weather comes around, an explosion of colorful flowers follow.

Across California, wildflowers have been blooming after weeks of heavy rains. In recent weeks, a bloom of deep orange poppies emerged south of Los Angeles in Walker Canyon, in Lake Elsinore, California, and then a second popped up in Borrego Springs, which sits between San Diego and the Salton Sea:

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Rolling hills of poppy fields in Walker Canyon near Lake Elsinore, California on March 8.
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Two buddhist monks walk among the poppy fields on March 8.
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People sit in a super bloom of poppies in Lake Elsinore, California on Feb. 27.
Fashion shoot
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Women pose for pictures amid the wild poppies of Walker Canyon on March 8.
Walker Canyon poppy fields
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People walk in a poppy field blooming on the slopes of Walker Canyon on March 8.
Baby Bloom
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Rene Garcia holds her three-month-old son Brandon amid wildflowers in bloom near Borrego Springs, California, on March 6.
A trail through the poppies
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People walk on a trail near the poppy fields blooming on the slopes of Walker Canyon on March 8.
A group walks through a the super bloom.
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A group walks through the super bloom in Walker Canyon on March 8.
Photographing the super bloom
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A man takes pictures of wildflowers in bloom near Borrego Springs on March 6.
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A man takes pictures of the poppy fields in Walker Canyon on March 8.
Desert Super Bloom
AP Photo/Gregory Bull – People walk among purple wildflowers in bloom near Borrego Springs on March 6.

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