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SoCal's Wildflowers a Letdown this Year

Lack of rain means there are fewer blooms than last year's impressive show, but there are still places to catch the spring color.

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Last year’s Southern California superblooms would have been hard to follow anyway, but last winter’s dry weather has translated into a disappointing wildflower show this spring. Still, some areas are still alive with poppies, lupine, and popcorn flowers, such as Colorado Lagoon and Diamond Valley Lake.