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Julia Lu, 5, (L) and Amy Liu, 5, walk through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Julia Lu, 5, (L) and Amy Liu, 5, walk through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Julia Lu, 5, (L) and Amy Liu, 5, walk through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A man sits in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A man sits in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A man sits in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A woman uses a selfie stick to photograph herself in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman uses a selfie stick to photograph herself in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman uses a selfie stick to photograph herself in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A dog stands in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A dog stands in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A dog stands in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A woman walks through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman walks through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman walks through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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People view a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People view a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People view a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A woman walks through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman walks through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman walks through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A woman uses a selfie stick to photograph herself in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman uses a selfie stick to photograph herself in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman uses a selfie stick to photograph herself in a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter is seen in Lake Elsinore. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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