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  • Video: Death Valley comes alive in rare explosion of wildflower blooms

    This rare 'super bloom' of wildflowers in Death Valley National Park in California only happens once every decade or so. A big storm - huge by Death Valley standards - in the fall created conditions that brought to life wildflower seeds that had been dormant under the valley's usually dry soil, setting the stage for this winter's explosion of color.

This rare 'super bloom' of wildflowers in Death Valley National Park in California only happens once every decade or so. A big storm - huge by Death Valley standards - in the fall created conditions that brought to life wildflower seeds that had been dormant under the valley's usually dry soil, setting the stage for this winter's explosion of color. Bristlecone Media National Park Service
This rare 'super bloom' of wildflowers in Death Valley National Park in California only happens once every decade or so. A big storm - huge by Death Valley standards - in the fall created conditions that brought to life wildflower seeds that had been dormant under the valley's usually dry soil, setting the stage for this winter's explosion of color. Bristlecone Media National Park Service
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California rains brought super bloom – and toxic invaders

May 13, 2017 4:00 PM

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