A Stripling Bean from the Tropics
In the foreground, the South American bean whose stalk suggests the one that Jack grew, according to the nursery legend. To appreciate the size of this tropical bean, growing now in Mr. Burbank's garden, it should be explained that the corn in the experimental bed beside it is more than eighteen feet tall.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 7 Chapter 3