Rare, Stinky Flower To Bloom In Houston There's something rotten at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and it's a nearly 5 feet tall flower. The corpse flower is an extremely rare plant that smells like rotting meat when open. Apparently, that's a crowd pleaser -- the museum is staying open 24 hours during the flowering.
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Rare, Stinky Flower To Bloom In Houston

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Rare, Stinky Flower To Bloom In Houston

Rare, Stinky Flower To Bloom In Houston

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There's something rotten at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and it's a nearly 5 feet tall flower. The corpse flower is an extremely rare plant that smells like rotting meat when open. Apparently, that's a crowd pleaser — the museum is staying open 24 hours during the flowering.

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