Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dead horse arum

dead horse arum
This weird-looking flower is new to the arboretum. The dead horse arum attracts flies as pollinators by smelling like a... well, you can probably guess.

Pollen covered fly
This fly went all the way down into the flower looking for some tasty dead flesh, and came back out covered in pollen. Good job, fly.
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