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Color may be abundant this spring
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, A field of Mexican gold poppies now covers a hillside within Catalina State Park. With the high amounts of rain over the past month, the 20 to 30 different wildflowers blooming this season should be more remarkable than in years past.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, During late winter and early spring, Mexican gold poppies carpet hillsides throughout Arizona. These poppies have four yellow or yellow/ orange petals with an orange spot at the base.