'Super bloom' phenomenon draws sightseers to California city

Southern California's hillsides have put on their most gorgeous garment, a robe composed of countless golden poppies.

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    A spectacular natural phenomenon is drawing crowds of sightseers to spots in California. Masses of flowers, known as a "super bloom", have sprung from the arid soil, in some cases drawing such large crowds that local officials have had to temporarily turn people away.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Lake Elsinore, California.


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