This year the desert has undergone a Super Bloom. Brought on by a series of winter storms, the desert has received an unusually high amount of rainfall in the past few months. This extra rain was enough to get most of California out of drought conditions, and turned our deserts to seed.

The Super Bloom is a gorgeous event with a view and an even better change of scenery. With this bloom, the desert has come alive with both flowers and animals alike, showing just how resilient and adaptable a place it really is.

Spring in Imperial Valley

A painted lady as it collects pollen from a creosote bus. COURTESY PHOTO IVDM

Spring in Imperial Valley

A cluster of Mojave Desert star in bloom.


Spring in Imperial Valley

A field of Fremont pincushion. COURTESY PHOTO IVDM

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