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Rare Plant Blooms at UNCC

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The Titan Arum, the plant that produces one of the world's largest flowers bloomed at UNC Charlotte over the weekend. It's known as the Corpse Flower because it gives off a smell likened to rotting roadkill. WFAE's Lisa Miller takes a look at what one rare blossom can do for a greenhouse full of plants.

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