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Bush plants grows without runners. This bean was discovered in 2013 in a grow out of African Premier. The seeds color tone, and luster is different than the flat dusty pinkish red base color of African Premier.

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Bush plants grows without runners. After growing out the bean shown in image 01 during 2014. A small amount of the similar looking seed was produced. Also the following segregations were produced shown in images 03-07.

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Bush plants grows without runners. An African Premier related segregation produced in 2014 from the grow out of the bean shown in Image 02. The seeds color tone, and luster is different than the flat dusty pinkish red base color of African Premier.

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Bush plants grows without runners. An African Premier related segregation produced in 2014 from the grow out of the bean shown in Image 02. Larger seed than African Premier and without markings, but with a slightly discernable bluish undercolor. Seed is also glossy with a different color tone than African Premier.

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Bush plants grows without runners. An African Premier related segregation produced in 2014 from the grow out of the bean shown in Image 02. Larger seed than African Premier and without markings, but with a slightly discernable bluish undercolor. Seed is flat without gloss with a different color tone than African Premier.

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Bush plants grows without runners. An African Premier related segregation produced in 2014 from the grow out of the bean shown in Image 02. Seed is more elongated than the shorter plump African Premier with less markings and medium luster. However the seeds color tone is a bit more closer to that of African Premier than the segregations shown in images 03-05.

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Bush plants grows without runners. This was the last African Premier related segregation produced in 2014 from the grow out of the bean shown in Image 02. The seeds color tone, size and spacing of markings could easily pass for African Premier to an eye not used to looking at seed of the original variety. The major difference in this seed is the elongated shape and seed luster.

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Billingsgate - 08

Bush plants grows without runners. Found in one plant of a grow out of Magpie in 2013. Seeds have a slightly discernable tan mottling in it's dark purple second color.

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Billingsgate - 09

Bush plants grow without runners. A Mapie related seed. In a 2014 grow out of the seed shown in image 08 this seed seemed to resemble more closely the original seed than all the segregations produced in that growing season. Seed size and shape seemed to remain basically the same, but with the mottling in the purple color becoming more prominent. The grow out of this seed would produce all the segregations shown in images 10-16.

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Bush plants grow without runners. Magpie related. Another color variation of a similar pattern. Division of color forming a rough diagonal line near the center of the seed similar to Magpie.

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Bush plants grow without runners. Magpie related. Perhaps the seed of this one belong with the seed in image 09. However I thought these displayed much more white. Further grow outs will perhaps might tell if they are truely different.

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Bush plants grow without runners. Magpie related. Slightly different color tone than the seed in image 10 with the mottling in the red color being much less prominent.

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Drops Of Blue - 13

Bush plants grow without runners. Magpie related. This color variation seemed more similar to the pattern displayed on Jacob's Cattle seeds. Although the color is probably closer to purple. Drops of Blue seems to roll off the tongue a bit nicer.

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Bush plants grow without runners. Magpie related. The color and tone is more similar to the bean in image 13. Seeds are much larger, but the division of color on the seed is similar to that of Magpie.

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Bush plants grow without runners. Magpie related. Seed colors and pattern very similar to Dalmatian however with a much smaller seed size.

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Caboose - 16

Bush plants grow without runners. Magpie related. Like a small seeded version of a red horticultural seed with slight pinkish mottling. This segregation was the last one found in this grow out in 2014 like the last car found on a railroad train.

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Black-Eyed Gem - 17

Bush plants grow without runners. Flattened pods similar in size to Jacob's Cattle. I got this bean mixed in with something I had requested from SSE member Neil Lash in Maine. I brought it to his attention by emailing him a photo of the seed. He said it was not an outcross, but would not offer it's name. I thought he was going to tell me it was Magpie, but it is definitely not so I christened it with the name of Black-Eyed Gem.

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Bush plants grow without runners. Black-Eyed Gem related. This segregation produced in 2014 by the bean shown in image 17. Similar in growth and season.

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Bush plants grow without runners. Black-Eyed Gem related. For a bean that was not supposed to be a cross. Black-Eyed Gem produced this second variation in seed during the 2014 growing season.

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Blue Aspen - 20

Semi Runner. Crow River black produced this seed in 2013.

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Blue Aspen - 21

Semi Runner. A 2014 grow out of the seed shown in image 20 produced a seed color that seemed to shift just a bit, and the next 5 segregations.

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Semi Runner. Blue Aspen related. From growing season 2014

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Semi Runner. Blue Aspen related. From growing season 2014. This one is probably the prettiest of the Blue Aspen related beans.

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Semi Runner. Blue Aspen related. From growing season 2014.

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Semi Runner. Blue Aspen related. From growing season 2014.

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Semi Runner. Blue Aspen related. From growing season 2014.

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Bull Valley Blue - 27

Semi Runner. Unfortunately I have no record of what this bean or all it's segregations are related to.

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Semi Runner. Bully Valley Blue related. From the 2014 growing season.

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Semi Runner. Bully Valley Blue related. From the 2014 growing season.

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Semi Runner. Bully Valley Blue related. From the 2014 growing season.

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Semi Runner. Bully Valley Blue related. From the 2014 growing season.

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Chocolate - 32

Semi Runner. Acquired this bean from SSE member Neil Lash in the autumn of 2012 and grew it in 2013. I highly suspected that it was already an outcross that hadn't been around for very long. In 2014 the bean produced the next 11 segregations shown in images 33-43.

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Growth habit is not known on all these Chocolate segregations. Some grew as semi runers and some as a true bush. From growing season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Chocolate Segregation season 2014.

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Flamboyant - 44

Semi runner. Found in Koronis Three Islands in 2012.

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Bush grows without runners. Found in Goose Cranberry in 2013. It produced the following 3 segregations in 2014 shown in images 47-49.

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Bush grows without runners. Goose Cranberry related. In 2014 after growing out the original seed shown in image 45. This seed was as close to the original that I could find in the grow out. Seems to have been a slight color shift from less yellow to more red.

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White Lion - 47

Bush grows without runners. Goose Cranberry related. This segregation was produced after growing out the seed shown in image 46.

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Bush grows without runners. Goose Cranberry related. Season 2014. Second segregation produced by the grow out of seed shown in image 46.

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Golden Pond - 49

Bush grows without runners. Goose Cranberry related. Season. This segregation seems to have gotten most of the yellow tones.

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Holstein - 50

Bush grows without runners. Found in a grow out of Purple Trout in 2014. Dark area of the seed is jet black.

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Mulldoon - 51

Bush that grows without runners. Found in Jacob's Cattle Amish in 2014. Seems as though this bean might be stable now. No segregations found in our 2017 seed crop. Long slender pods. All plants and pods looked uniform. Might be good for baking and soup.

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Jankowski - 52

Pole. Found in White Robin in 2013. About the size of a kidney.

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Bush grows without runners. Found in John's Bean in 2014.

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Semi runner. Seed nearly resembles the seed found in John's bean. This one found in Falcon.

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Bush grows without runners. Found in a grow out of King Of The Earlies in 2014.

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Nippersink - 56

Grows without runners. Found in Molasses Face in 2013. The name comes from Nippersink creek in McHenry county. The county where I live here in Illinois.