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Snake Potatoes

A glance shows why these curious Mexican potatoes are given the popular name of Snake potatoes. It is more than likely that the wild progenitor of the cultivated potato had some such form as this. Mr. Burbank is experimenting with the potatoes here shown, to see whether they have possibilities of development.

Snake Potatoes

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 7 Chapter 9