Normally, the smell of putrefying, decaying flesh wouldn't be cause for celebration, but it is today, with the blooming of the rare but stinky corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG).
Sacred Datura (Datura wrightii) is a night-blooming herbaceous perennial that is common in the arid regions of the United States, Baja and northern Mexico.
Common mullein, Verbascum thapsus, is a perennial herb that was first introduced into the United States in the mid-1700s. Check out these photos of a fascinating plant.
A tiny flower pressed between layers of sandstone for more than 160 million years could be the earliest angiosperm fossil ever found.
In a matter of days, perhaps hours, a rare corpse flower will bloom in upstate New York. True to its name, the plant is expected to unleash a stench like rotting flesh.
Harsh conditions after the dino-killing meteor impact favored fast-growing plants, nudging forests toward a new pecking order
The beautiful begonia can be found in a wide array of sizes and colors, gracing gardens, brightening living rooms and even flavoring foods.
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