In Photos: California's Wildflower Super Bloom Can be Seen From Space

As the super bloom continues, rangers have had to unsnarl traffic jams, keep visitors from trampling wildflowers and even wave away helicopters
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In Photos: California's Wildflower Super Bloom Can be Seen From Space Instagram LaLaBerlin

California's wildflower super bloom is bigger than it's been in years, thanks to ample rainfall and a particularly wet winter. The massive explosion of poppies covering areas like Walker Canyon and the Santa Monica Mountains can even be seen from space.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Park rangers have had to work overtime to unsnarl traffic jams, keep visitors from trampling wildflowers, and even wave away helicopters, as the colorful floral panoply continues to draw thousands of locals and tourists alike.

Related: When and Where to See the 2019 California Super Bloom

The super bloom has also caused millions of migrating painted lady butterflies to fill the sky in Southern California. While the blooms have faded in some regions, as social media indicates, there are still plenty of place to see this spectacular display.

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A man photographs a woman painting a ‘super bloom’ of wild poppies blanketing the hills of Walker Canyon on March 12, 2019 near Lake Elsinore, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images