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Silicon Valley stinks: The science and mystery behind the rare corpse flower bloom

Original post made on Aug 1, 2022

A giant endangered flower that smells like rotting flesh bloomed for the first time at San Jose State this week. Here's a glimpse (and a whiff) of all the excitement.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, July 30, 2022, 9:10 AM

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Posted by Bill Michel
a resident of another community
on Aug 1, 2022 at 2:18 pm

Bill Michel is a registered user.

You can grow your own "voodoo lily"... not as big as the titan Arum, but very stinky!

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