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Blooming corpse flowers draw crowds in Northern California

Plant lovers in Northern California are getting a rare treat as two corpse flowers bloom for the first time in a decade. Hundreds of people are flocking to the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers after it issued a "stink alert" on Thursday that the 8-foot-tall plant from Sumatra was beginning to unfurl its frilly purple-and-green leaf around a yellow spike.

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