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Purple Barberry

The barberry is familiar everywhere as a hedge plant, but is not commonly known as a fruit producer, the beautiful berries borne by the ordinary species being quite inedible. Mr. Burbank has undertaken extensive experiments in the bettering of the fruit, hoping to give it a marketable quality.

Purple Barberry

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 6 Chapter 8