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2008-07-02 19:30:11 UTC

37.87378°, -122.238149°

Odora, a six year old corpse flower in its first bloom. I was told the spadix (the pointy bit in the middle) reaches 100°F (38°C), which helps attract carrion eaters in a classic bait and switch. Sadly, the flower did not reek of rotting meat by the time we arrived.