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Drought takes toll on park renowned for wildflowers

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is famous for its wildflowers. But, this is the third year in a row of drier-than-usual weather near the Salton Sea, making wildflowers scarce.

The California Report's Lisa Morehouse says that's creating some anxiety and a few opportunities for those who live near - and love - California's biggest state park.