The Flax Plant
In this country, flax is grown quite extensively, but almost exclusively for the seed; the stalks being regarded as waste material. There is opportunity for some one to develop a variety of flax in which the seed will retain its present good qualities, and the stalk will have a textile fiber of the quality so prized in the European plant.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 8 Chapter 4