Large to very large, roundish, flattened at ends; suture very distinct, apex depressed; color brownish red with dark dots and pale bloom; stalk short, stout, in narrow shallow cavity. Flesh light yellow, somewhat coarse, juicy; flavor pleasant, good; pit free. Domestica.
Medium to large, roundish oval; color greenish yellow, often blushed, with white bloom and many yellow dots; stem short, stout, set in a large cavity; suture broad and shallow. Flesh yellowish, juicy, sugary; partially freestone; good to very good. A good variety of the Green Gage. A much longer-stemmed variety is locally grown under this name.
Very large, oval or obovate, with short neck; color reddish violet with many brown dots and handsome whitish bloom; stem medium, inserted in narrow, abrupt, shallow cavity. Flesh rather coarse, juicy, pleasant-flavored, good; freestone. The Pond's Seedling of the New England States is small, poor in quality, and not true to name.
Pride. Prune d'Agen.
Medium in size, obovate, somewhat necked; color reddish purple with heavy blue broom and numerous small dots; stalk one inch long, curved, in small cavity. Mesh greenish yellow, rich, very good to best; nearly free from pit. Grown largely on the west coast, but also in States East and South to less extent. Domestica.
Medium in size, roundish obovate, without suture; color brownish purple, with light brown on the shady side and numerous yellow dots; bloom light blue; stalk three-quarters to one inch long, in shallow cavity. Flesh juicy, melting, quite sweet, best in quality; stone free.
Medium size, roundish, flattened at ends; suture distinct, in a depression; color violet with light-blue bloom; stalk one inch long, curved, in narrow cavity. Flesh firm, greenish yellow, sugary, flavor best; very good. Europe. Domestica.
Size medium, roundish; color purple with blue bloom; stem short, stout, inserted in shallow cavity. Flesh greenish yellow, rich, sugary; quality best. A valuable home variety. East of the lakes.