The visionary behind it, Nicholas Longworth was convinced Catawba would become the greatest grape in America, possibly the world.
The Catawba grunted his doubt that the enemy was as inalert as he appeared to be; then he set the doubt in words.
The flavor resembles that of Catawba but has less of the wild taste.
It was the sharp eyes of the Catawba that finally descried it.
Its parents are said to be Catawba pollinated by a wild stivalis.
Meanwhile the fragmentary Catawba, with which I believe that the Caddo was connected had its congeners far to westward.
The Catawba crossed, the next stream of importance was the Yadkin.
Probably it was Uché on the south-west, and Catawba on the north.
The varieties were Isabella and Catawba and there were, all told, about half an acre.
From many points of view the Catawba is the most interesting of our American grapes.
type of American grape, 1857, the name is that of a river in South Carolina, U.S., where the grape was found. The river is named for the Katahba Indian group and language (Siouan), from katapu "fork of a stream," itself a Muskogean loan-word.