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  • After years of drought, an explosion of wildflowers in Southern and Central California is drawing record crowds to see the rare abundance of color called a superbloom. <br> <br> Hillside daisies cover Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, Calif., during a wildflower superbloom, April 5, 2017.
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  • Visitors walk among the poppy bloom in Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, Calif., March 19, 2017.
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  • Cactus flowers blossom during the superbloom of wildflowers at the Anza-Borrego desert in Borrego Springs, Calif., March 16, 2017.
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  • Zoey Speer, of Temecula, Calif., clambers among rocks and blooming desert shrubs in Borrego Springs, Calif., March 27, 2017.
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  • Checker fiddleneck in the Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, Calif., during a wildflower superbloom, April 5, 2017.
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  • Orange, yellow and purple wildflowers paint the hills of the Tremblor Range, April 6, 2017, at Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, Calif.
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  • Visitors and traffic converge at Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, Calif. Rain-fed wildflowers have been sprouting from California's desert sands after lying dormant for years.
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  • Purple phacelia in the Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, Calif., during a wildflower superbloom, April 5, 2017.
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  • Retired California state park ranger Jim Long takes pictures among blooming desert shrubs in Borrego Springs, Calif., March 27, 2017.
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  • Wildflowers in the Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, Calif., during a wildflower superbloom, April 5, 2017.
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  • A visitor poses for a photo in the Carrizo Plain National Monument near Taft, Calif., during a wildflower superbloom, April 5, 2017.
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