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Rare trio of stinky corpse flowers to bloom at Washington garden

A botanic garden on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol is expecting a stinky first in coming days as a trio of so-called corpse flowers is due to open and release an odor likened to the smell of rotting flesh. The event would mark the first time that three of the giant plants, also known as titan arums, have bloomed close to the same time at a North American institution, U.
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