Over the past few months, California has experienced a variety of unusually devastating weather events. Torrential rain To terrible landslide, as a result of 31 atmospheric river storms affecting the state. Unusual wet weather has led to years of record drought conditions across much of California. After heavy winter rains, the weather has finally calmed down in recent weeks, creating a historic superbloom. This is a rare occurrence in the desert after abundant rainfall. cause dormant seeds germinate.This year’s super bloom seen from spaceThe last time California saw anything close to this was four years ago.
“This is how we feed our souls,” said Heather Schneider, a rare plant biologist at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. new york times.
Colorful poppies, mustards, goldfields and other wildflowers adorn the landscapes of Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Caen counties. In recent weeks, locals and tourists from out of state have made pilgrimages to take selfies up close to the impressive array of dazzling flowers. , a hot spot for visitors to post eye-catching selfies on social media.