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Topic - George Peck
A box of dead rabbits left to bake in the Florida sun. That's the best description Ari Novy of the U.S. Botanic Garden said he's heard for the pungent odor produced by the titan arum, a behemoth of a plant world-renowned for its selective blooming, its size and its stench.
"This plant is unique in the world," he said. "It's still not quite open, but it's very exciting."
"It smells just like rotting garbage," said George Peck, an entomologist who lives in Silver Spring. "It's an old evolutionary trick, luring pollinators."