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104815
Accession number
104815
Holding institute
Institute code
USA974
Acquisition Date
4 January 2000
Biological status of accession
Advanced/improved cultivar
Type of germplasm storage
Seed collection
Availability for distribution
Available for distribution
ITPGRFA MLS
Status not provided
Safety duplication institute
Taxonomy provided to Genesys
Genus
Phaseolus
Specific epithet
Scientific name
Phaseolus vulgaris
Crop
Beans
Crop name
beans
Accession names
Accession name
Sommers Bean
Remarks
99
Bush bean, 10-16" tall. Green stems and leaves. Pink flowers. Pods green when flat, yellow with red stripes at shelling stage, leathery-podded when dry. Pods are pear-shaped in cross-section, slightly curved, with medium, straight and upward-pointing beaks. Mature pods 4-5" long, 0.5" wide. A snap bean with strings, best when flat. As a shelling bean, has a light creamy texture and sweet flavor. 3-6 seeds per pod. Seeds slightly kidney shaped, cream with maroon striping. Early maturity when grown in 2013 at Heritage Farm. from Laura Paine (WI PA L) who received the bean in 1995 from Scott Sommers of Pardeeville, WI
grown by Sommers' aunt, Evelyn Sommers, and by Evelyn's mother
traced back through at least 3 generations of the family
Metadata
UUID
urn:uuid:4ffca334-01f0-4801-9e8e-fe23694c9081
Last updated
22 October 2015
Created
22 October 2015