" Large, red, freestone, and best in quality." This description is given by T. V. Munson, of Texas, where it originated. Americana.
Large to very large, conical, flattened at upper end; apex rounded and pointed; color yellow ground overlaid with pinkish red; dots small; bloom thin, with lilac shade; stem short, in shallow cavity; suture indistinct. Flesh soft, melting, sweet; quality good. Americana. Minnesota.
Size of De Soto, roundish, flattened laterally, unequal; color dark red; skin thin, free from astringency; pit flat and roundish. Season, earlier than De Soto. South Dakota.
Medium to quite large if thinned, roundish oblong; color dull mottled red, with heavy bloom for a native variety. Flesh yellow, rich, and sweet; nearly freestone. Season, rather late for the North, where it originated. Americana.
Large, oblong; color dark red. Flesh quite firm, juicy, subacid; quality very good. Popular in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Farther south it is subject to plum pocket. Ripe in South Dakota early in August. Americana.
New Ulm. Ocheeda.
Large to very large, as classed with the native varieties; form irregular, truncate, and with oblique apex; suture a red line not sunken; color yellow, mostly overspread with light to dark red with grayish dots; bloom thin, with purple shade. Flesh firm, yellow, pleasantly acid; quality good; clingstone. This appears to be hardy in north Iowa. Hortulana.