DENVER (AP) — After two days and about 22,000 visitors, the Denver Botanic Gardens says there’s only a limited time left to see the corpse flower.

Botanic Gardens spokeswoman Erin Bird says the 15-year-old corpse flower is almost completely closed back up and will start drying up and decomposing in a few days.

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Bird says the flower typically has a life span of only 24 to 48 hours after blooming and its infamous stench to attract pollinators is now gone.

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