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European Flax Plant

The fiber of the European flax, as is well known, constitutes the material from which linen cloth is made. In this country, the high cost of labor makes it difficult or impossible to produce flax in competition with the foreign material. But possibly an improved variety might be produced, the cultivation of which would be commercially feasible here.

European Flax Plant

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 8 Chapter 4