DENVER (CBS4)– Things began to smell a little better at the Denver Botanic Gardens on Monday after the corpse flower nicknamed “little stinker” closed on Sunday.

The same plant bloomed a year ago but this year’s blossom was much smaller. The flower unexpectedly bloomed on Saturday morning.

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Botanists around the country say a lot of corpse flowers have bloomed this year.

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While “little stinky” is done blooming, the plant is still there for visitors to see.