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Washingtonians Flock to See/Smell Flower That Smells Like Rotting Flesh

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

If you’ve ever longed to sniff a flower that smells “horrible, fetid,” “like death,” and “like rotting flesh,” get yourself on a southbound MARC train; the incredibly repellent corpse flower is finally in bloom at the U.S. Botanic Garden in D.C., and Washingtonians are flocking to behold/besmell its disgustingness.