Pre 1885. Originated with the American First Nation along the Missouri river in the 1800's & commercially in early 1900’s in the Blue Lake District near Ukiah, California. Pods up to 15cm long, smooth, dark green, round in cross section & stringless. Flavour is mild and sweet and the texture is tender-crisp. Use young as fresh beans or leave pods to mature and use as dried (haricot) beans. White flowers. Ht to 1.8m. Seed count approx - 50.