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From: HIPSource@aol.com

In a message dated 1/21/99 12:05:10 AM Eastern Standard Time,
jcwalters@bridgernet.com writes:

<<  Perhaps the most apposite observation here is with respect to
 SHERWIN-WRIGHT, since it is a sport of HONORABILE of which VIRGINIA MOORE is
both a child and grandchild. If Shull did not note, or consider worthy
 of mention, the purple tingeing of S-W, might he not have done the same
 with VM?  >>

Yes, SHERWIN-WRIGHT is interesting.

I'm reluctant to try to read Shull's mind on this to any great extent, but my
first thought--other than the discrepancy might be simple clerical errors--
was it had been some time since he saw/grew/made notes on the varieties above,
or possibly that they simply did not manifest purple in his garden or

But you could not say this for his own introduction---unless he had lost or
discarded it himself between 1920 and 1931 and was working from memory. 

Anner Whitehead

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