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A Wild Plant Improved

This direct color photograph print shows the wild New England aster and the improvement which a single season of selection by Mr. Burbank worked. All of our cultivated plants came from the wild, but the possibility of improving wild plants, so far from being exhausted, has, in fact, only been touched.

A Wild Plant Improved

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 1 Chapter 8