This Iroquois Cornbread Bean originally came from Norton Rickard, an elder of the Tuscarora Nation. Norton's older brother received the beans from an elder Tuscarora woman who lived in New York. Specifically used in bean bread which is made by boiling a mix of corn flour and beans. Sprawling bushed, pods are 6" to 7" long. Large seed, approximately 40-45 seed per ounce.