corpse flower
Photo by PoPville flickr user TIA

TIA writes:

“Corpse flower resplendent.

This particular corpse flower took 6 years to bloom, and this is her first blooming. She will collapse within 24-48 hours. I believe this is only the sixth corpse flower to bloom in Washington DC in the last 100 years.”

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

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Photo by PoPville flickr user angela n.

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

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Photo by PoPville flickr user TIA

corpse flower line
Photo by PoPville flickr user angela n.