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Balloon Berry Fruit and Flower

The balloon berries have an unusual habit of bearing flowers and fruit at the same time, as here illustrate. It will be seen that the flower is closely related to that of the blackberry. The fruit is also not unlike a blackberry except that it is almost globular in shape.

Balloon Berry Fruit and Flower

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 6 Chapter 5