Category Archives: Plants

A Small Example Of The Scientific Infrastructure Crisis: The Karst Edition

Despite what is commonly depicted in books, television, and movies, the state of much of our scientific infrastructure is threadbare: One of the ridiculous things about many depictions of science in TV and movies is the notion that there‚Äôs this … Continue reading

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A Big Stinky Plant

Last night, I saw the U.S. Botanic Garden’s corpse flower. It’s YOOGE! and stinky (though it seems I wasn’t there during peak stink). Anyway, here it is in all of its odiferous glory:

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Bright Orchids

Observed at the U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C.:

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Mammillaira

Observed at the U.S. Botanic Garden, D.C.:

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Creepers

No, I’m not referring to some senior faculty. I mean this, observed at the U.S. Botanic Gardens:

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Pink Elephant, Ears

Observed on Hillyer Place NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Fallen Roses

Observed at the corner of R and 13th Streets, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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