Southern California Could See a Wildflower Super Bloom — if It Keeps Raining

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A "super bloom" of wildflowers is show in Carrizo Plain National Monument in April 2017. (Credit: Bob Wick / Bureau of Land Management)

A “super bloom” of wildflowers is show in Carrizo Plain National Monument in April 2017. (Credit: Bob Wick / Bureau of Land Management)

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This year should be a great one for California’s wildflowers, after a year of drought followed by substantial rain in recent months.

But will it be a “super bloom”? Experts say it’s too early to tell.

“It’s got to rain a lot more if we’re going to see the super-type bloom,” said Richard Minnich, a professor in UC Riverside’s earth and planetary sciences department. “It’s going to be good either way.”

Great blooms happen when there’s a wet year after a bad drought — and that’s what’s happening now, he said.

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