Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Corpse Flower

Yes, it's that time of year, Lone Reader -- the corpse flower is beginning to bloom. For those not in the know, the corpse flower is an extremely rare flower that blooms for just two days and has the distinct aroma of rotting flesh. Don't all rush to the Como Conservatory at once, now. For those who want to watch the delight without the olfactory assault (i.e. wusses) you can see the whole shebang on the Corpse Cam.

CORRECTION: The corpse flower blooms once every 15 years. The one that was in the news for blooming last year in MN was a different plant.

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