Culture & Places News: The Corpse Flower: Behind the Stink
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The Corpse Flower: Behind the Stink
July 24, 2013—After an anxious wait, the famous corpse flower finally bloomed at the U.S. Botanic Garden. While many visitors expected to smell the flower's powerful scent, a few were a little disappointed. Learn the science behind the corpse flower's smell.