A native of Alabama, belonging to the Southern species
Medium in size, with fruit growing in clusters; color light, transparent; quality good; grown in New Jersey to some extent.
Kittatinny - Large, roundish oblong; black, quite firm, juicy, sweet, very good. Popular across the continent in mild climates. New Jersey.
Medium in size, roundish. Flesh quite firm, very juicy, flavor rich, and pleasant. Succeeds well in Michigan and east of the lakes. Illinois.
Large, roundish oval, and compact in form. Flesh juicy, with mild and pleasant flavor. New Jersey.
Very large, sweet, rich, luscious, best in quality. Season, as early as Early Harvest. Bush low, strong, and stocky. Kansas.
Large, oval; color sparkling black, and it remains black when exposed in market. Flesh sweet, rich, melting, very good; cane strong and vigorous, and its record has been that it is hardier than Snyder. New York.
Large to very large, roundish oblong; color dull black; quality good. A New York variety, quite generally propagated in that State and the middle States.
Large, oval; quality good. In South Illinois and Missouri prized on account of its long season and vigorous habit of growth. Missouri.
Large, firm, tender to the center, sweet, very good; ripens late; canes very strong, and said to be hardy in Ohio and New Jersey.
Large, roundish oval; color jet black. Flesh juicy, melting to the core; quality very good; cane robust and has been proven to be hardier than Erie or Minnewaska. New York.
Medium, roundish or oblong, with large grains. Flesh sweet; quality good. A strong-growing plant, giving satisfaction at many points.
Very large, roundish conical; quality very good. A Southern variety, originating in Texas. Commercial in the Southwest.
Medium, roundish oblong; color black, but inclined to a reddish shade after picking. Flesh juicy, sweet, and good in quality. T. T. Lyon, of South Haven, Michigan Station gives the quality as best. Indiana.
"Larger than Early Harvest, better in quality, and ripens about a week earlier." This description is given by T. V. Munson of Texas. Texas.
Medium, roundish oblong. Flesh soft, juicy, subacid, very good. A hardy Western variety of spreading habit that covers the fruit well with foliage; valuable if kept well pruned (252). Illinois.
Large, roundish oblong. Flesh soft, juicy, subacid, rich, very good to best. Later than Snyder, and commercially grown in several States. Indiana.
Medium, oblong oval. Flesh rich, sweet, with tender core; quality very good. Its main fault is said to be overbearing. Illinois.
Small, oblong ovate. Flesh firm and good in quality; canes drooping, with few spines. Reported favorably as to bearing on high light-colored soils; on rich black soils not productive. Wilson (Wilson's Early). - Large to very large, oblong oval. When fully ripe the fruit is sprightly, mildly acid, and rich in flavor. Popular in New Jersey, New Mexico, and Texas.