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Leaves Showing Mixed Inheritance

This is a crossbred seedling, descended from purple-leaved and green-leaved ancestors. The segregation of colors in the second generation has been referred to, and is illustrated here in a very interesting way. Most specimens have leaves that are all green or all purple; but here and there one mixes the colors, in a way that has peculiar interest for the student of heredity.

Leaves Showing Mixed Inheritance

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 5 Chapter 8