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Stages of Sunflower Progress

These pictures illustrate the stages of development of Mr. Burbank's Russian-American sunflower hybrid. It will be seen that the petals or rayflowers gradually invaded the seed-head from circumference toward the center, until finally they completely won the day. In its final stages, the transformed flower bears scant resemblance to its parent.

Stages of Sunflower Progress

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 8 Chapter 3