Photos: After Winter’s Onslaught of Storms, It’s Wildflower Showtime in Southern California

Southern California's wildflower fields are bursting with spring color after a winter of persistent storms that soaked the region.

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Scott McReynolds
Rising from the ashes, lupines bloom in the Woolsey Fire burn area on Kanan Road in the Malibu area.
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Timothy Berreth
California poppies in Lancaster.
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Rich Warren
The NBC4 news team reports from the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve on March 26, 2019 with a beautiful sunrise as a backdrop.
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Alberto Russo
California poppies are pictured in this undated photo.
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John Potter
The Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve springs with color.
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samuel schmid
Poppies are pictured in March 2019.
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Shaeba
Wildflower Captures Enjoying the Wildflowers with the rays of sun
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Timothy Berreth
California poppies in Lancaster.
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Denise Adamo
Only die-hard photographers are seen shooting the super bloom March 21, 2019.
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Denise Adamo
Only die-hard photographers are seen shooting the super bloom March 21, 2019.
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Flowers are pictured in Lake Elsinore.
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Flowers are pictured in Lake Elsinore.
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[EXTERNAL] Lake Elsinore and Anza-Borrego 3.20.19 Debi Deal Debi Deal1
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Wildflowers at Lake Elsinore.
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Wildflowers on a hillside in Lake Elsinore.
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Wildflowers on a hillside in Lake Elsinore.
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Marie Tes
A view of the burst of wildflowers in Lake Elsinore.
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Sandra Ozuna
A view of wildflowers Sunday March 17, 2019 in Malibu.
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Janie Terzino
A view of wildflowers in Corona near the 15 Freeway.
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Shaeba
A poppy covered hillside near the 15 Freeway.
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Debi Deal
It's not just about the poppies in Lake Elsinore, where several varieties of wildflowers are blooming.
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Edduhduh
[EXTERNAL] The poppies at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve 3/16/19 Edd Holman
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John McDonnell
Golden Poppy Superbloom My daughter at Superbloom today in Lake Elsinore area
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LAX Airport
Flowers bloom near a runway at Los Angeles International Airport.
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Edduhduh
[EXTERNAL] The poppies at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve 3/16/19 Edd Holman
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Edduhduh
[EXTERNAL] The poppies at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve 3/16/19 Edd Holman
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Edduhduh
[EXTERNAL] The poppies at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve 3/16/19 Edd Holman
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AN PHAM
Spring Wildflowers Walker Canyon Wildflowers Sunset, Lake Elsinore, California
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Douglas E Walker
You're looking at a bright bloom in the Indio area.
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Vini Montojo
A bright orange hilliside after winter rainfall.
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AP
In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019, photo, people walk among wildflowers in bloom near Borrego Springs.
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AP
In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019, photo, a man looks on amid wildflowers in bloom near Borrego Springs.
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Michael Farrel
A view of the poppy fields near Lake Elsinore, just east of the 15 Freeway.
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Michael
The poppy fields northeast of Lake Elsinore.
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Ena Ruiz
A puppy among the poppies in the Lake Elsinore area.
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Lori Heston
Poppies in bloom in Lake Elsinore.
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Gordon Lewin
A California wildflower display on the north side of the 15 Freeway near Lake Elsinore.
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