Trunkations

Road trip news, rants, and ruminations by the Editors of RoadsideAmerica.com



« | Main | »

Corpse Flower May Stink Up Museum For Halloween

NoseA super-rare corpse flower — one of only 140 in the world, according to an article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — is about to bloom at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The giant plant only blossoms once every six years, and when it does, according to the story, it produces “a stench that travels for miles.”

Attractions that smell bad are rare, and they’re sometimes built around phenomena that are fleeting, like the blooming corpse flower, which remains in its stinky state for a mere six hours. A Halloween blossoming of this plant seems possible and entirely appropriate. Whenever it occurs, however, the Milwaukee Public Museum plans to extend its hours to accommodate visitors, and as an opportunity to keep its doors open.

Sections: Attraction News Comments Off on Corpse Flower May Stink Up Museum For Halloween

Discussion is closed.

Recent Posts

Archives



Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!

September 23, 2018

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Dinosaur Museum: Art and Feathers, Blanding, Utah (Sep 17-23, 2018)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings