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Image description: The titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum), also known as the corpse flower or stinky plant, just bloomed at the United States Botanic Garden Conservatory. 

Once the plant fully opens, it remain in bloom for 24 to 48 hours, and then it collapses quickly. Learn more about the titan arum.

Photos by the Architect of the Capitol.

Image description: The U.S. Botanic Garden’s annual orchid exhibit features orchids from around the globe. This year’s exhibit observes the 100th anniversary of Japan’s gift of the cherry blossom trees to Washington, D.C. Learn more about the U.S. Botanic Garden.
Photo by the Architect of the Capitol

Image description: The U.S. Botanic Garden’s annual orchid exhibit features orchids from around the globe. This year’s exhibit observes the 100th anniversary of Japan’s gift of the cherry blossom trees to Washington, D.C. Learn more about the U.S. Botanic Garden.

Photo by the Architect of the Capitol

Image description: It’s spring! The magnolias are in bloom on the Capitol grounds.
Photo by the Architect of the Capitol

Image description: It’s spring! The magnolias are in bloom on the Capitol grounds.

Photo by the Architect of the Capitol