Wheat sample, Triticum vulgare (Gramineae) in glass cylindrical jar with stopper. This sample was grown by the Department of Agriculture at the Cowra Experiment Farm, New South Wales, 1918.

This was a popular variety, which was drought tolerant and matured early in the season. It was released in 1901 and was developed by James Farrer, who developed a number of drought tolerant varieties suitable for the dry Australian climate.

syn. Wheat, Federation.

Physical Description

Cylindrical glass jar with glass stopper containing yellow grains. Printed label with handwritten text affixed to front.

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