You've probably seen x-rays of your teeth. If you've ever broken an arm or leg, maybe you've also see x-rays of one of your bones. But have you ever seen an x-ray of a flower?

To see how x-rays can uncover the hidden
beauty of a flower's shape:

Here are some excellent books for learning about flowers:

Jack-in-the-Pulpit, by Jerome K Wexler,
Penguin: Dutton, 1993

Roses Red, Violets Blue: Why Flowers Have Colors,
by Sylvia A. Johnson, Lerner Publications Co., 1991

Plants, by Anita Ganeri,
Franklin Watts, 1992

All original text, graphics, and art © 1998 Stephen Kramer and Richard Torrey