Variety is rather uniform. One plant has less blistering and less ruffling at the margin, while two plants have a bit of purple on underside of petioles, and slight variation in plant color from green to light green. Leaves are spatulate in shape with a lobed outline and wavy to toothed margin. Leaves have low to moderate blistering and light green to purple petioles. Plants have a moderate heading capability. Plants measure 15.5-27 inches tall and 28-42 inches wide. Variety has a slight spice to it and is a bit bitter.
History: Acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in 2016 from the USDA collection (PI 662835). This variety was collected in 2005 by Mark Farnham (USDA), Dr. Edward Davis (Emory & Henry College) and J. Powell Smith (Clemson University). They obtained the variety from Mildred Huggins of Gallivant’s Ferry, South Carolina. Ms. Huggins got this variety from her mother, Letha Graham Cook (b. 1913), and estimates that it dates to before the 1930s.