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Baja in bloom

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Orange poppy wildflowers are about 2-feet high in the hills and valleys of Santo Tomas in Baja, Mexico. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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North of the border, the flowers are called California poppies. The same variety of orange flower is now in full bloom in the hills and valleys along Highway 1 from Ensenada to Punta Colonet. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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The bright blooms blanket the rain-soaked hillsides along Highway 1 near Urupan in northern Baja. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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Vivid bursts of violet are in full bloom along Santo Tomas in the Baja Peninsula. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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Multiple varieties of wildflowers with sprays of varying hues cover a field along Highway 1 south of Ensenada. Recent rains have brought the valleys and hillside alive with patches of color. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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In Urupan, wild poppies are like golden glitter on the hills about 50 miles south of Ensenada. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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A steer grazes amid a field of purple blooms and yellow mustard flowers in San Jacinto, south of Ensenada. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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A sea of yellow mustard blooms covers a valley along Highway 1 in the pueblo of San Jacinto, about 40 miles south of Ensenada. After several years with little precipitation, the recent rains have brought new life to the dry farming ranches of northern Baja California. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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