It’s called Death Valley for a reason. The temperature can exceed 120 degrees Fahrenheit, the terrain is arid and empty, and the valley’s most common association is the image of a lone, antlered animal skull baking in the sun.
But about once every ten years, a super-bloom phenomenon covers the landscape with more 20 species of wildflower.
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Why is everyone rushing to visit California’s most unforgiving climate? Extraordinarily beautiful flowers.
Recent, higher-than-average rains have transformed the Death Valley area into an explosion of color.
But this beautiful phenomenon will most likely only last a short time before harsh conditions return.