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Thought this was a desert? It's a magic carpet of purple wildflowers (but these Scorpion Weeds come with their own bite)

The cracks in the parched earth are clearly visible, but for a few short weeks - every few years - this remote section of desert is transformed into a magic carpet of purple. The wildflower Scorpion Weed takes over this corner of the Mojave Desert in southwestern Utah when the conditions are right.