UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Interim Director Paula Gross collects pollen from the corpse flower at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden on July 14,2015. Titan Arum or Corpse Flower, is near full bloom reaching over 4 feet tall with a strong odor of what has been described as rotting flesh. The Garden is extending viewing hours and will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15.
UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Interim Director Paula Gross collects pollen from the corpse flower at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden on July 14,2015. Titan Arum or Corpse Flower, is near full bloom reaching over 4 feet tall with a strong odor of what has been described as rotting flesh. The Garden is extending viewing hours and will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Interim Director Paula Gross collects pollen from the corpse flower at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden on July 14,2015. Titan Arum or Corpse Flower, is near full bloom reaching over 4 feet tall with a strong odor of what has been described as rotting flesh. The Garden is extending viewing hours and will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

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