Superbloom phenomenon brings flowers and tourists to Southern California (19 images)

Tourists walk through the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, California, on March 24, 2017, where California poppies, Eschscholzia californica, carpet the fields. Above average rainfall following a drought has lead to a phenomenon called super bloom.
Updated: March 25, 2017 at 2:37 PM
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A couple takes a selfie in a roadside field of poppies in Lancaster, California on March 24, 2017. Above average rainfall following a drought have lead to a phenomenon called superbloom. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI
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Tourists make pictures in a field of California poppies (Eschscholzia californica) at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, California on March 24, 2017. Above average rainfall following a drought have lead to a phenomenon called superbloom. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI
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Tourists walk through the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, California on March 24, 2017. Above average rainfall following a drought have lead to a phenomenon called superbloom. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI
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California poppies, Eschscholzia californica, carpet the fields at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, California on March 24, 2017. Above average rainfall following a drought have lead to a phenomenon called superbloom. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI
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California poppies, eschscholzia californica, and goldfield carpet the fields at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, California on March 24, 2017. Above average rainfall following a drought have lead to a phenomenon called superbloom. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI
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A couple rests in a roadside field of poppies in Lancaster, California on March 24, 2017. Above average rainfall following a drought have lead to a phenomenon called superbloom. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI
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A couple walks through a field of flowers at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, California on March 24, 2017. Above average rainfall following a drought have lead to a phenomenon called superbloom. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI
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