Etowah (Itawayi, Hightower). Originally from Eastern Tennessee and Northern Georgia. This is a pre 1830's Cherokee bean that was grown by the "Overhill" Cherokee. Black seeded, pods turn from green to purple blushed as they mature. Vines grow 8' to 10' but are easily managed on a 6' trellis. Heavy production. Once sold by the Hastings Seed Company by itself and in a corn and bean mix (the corn was Hickory King).