Flint corn

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Flint corn (Zea mays var. indurata; also known as Indian corn or sometimes calico corn) is a variant of maize, the same species as common corn.wikipedia
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Dent corn

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The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.
Reid and his father, Robert Reid, moved from Brown County, Ohio to Tazewell County, Illinois in 1846 bringing with them a red corn variety known as "Johnny Hopkins", and crossed it with varieties of flint corn and floury corn.

Popcorn

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The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.
The Zea mays variety everta, a special kind of flint corn, is the most common of these.

Sweet corn

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The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.
It is one of the six major types of corn, the others being dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, and flour corn.

Pod corn

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The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.
The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.

Pawnee people

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This is one of the three types of corn cultivated by Native Americans, both in New England and across the northern tier, including by tribes such as the Pawnee on the Great Plains.
In addition to varieties of flint corn and flour corn for consumption, the women planted an archaic breed which they called "Wonderful" or "Holy Corn", specifically to be included in the sacred bundles.

Flour corn

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The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.
The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.

Maize

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indurata; also known as Indian corn or sometimes calico corn) is a variant of maize, the same species as common corn.
The six major types of maize are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.

Endosperm

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Because each kernel has a hard outer layer to protect the soft endosperm, it is likened to being hard as flint; hence the name.

Flint

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Because each kernel has a hard outer layer to protect the soft endosperm, it is likened to being hard as flint; hence the name.

Indigenous peoples of the Americas

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This is one of the three types of corn cultivated by Native Americans, both in New England and across the northern tier, including by tribes such as the Pawnee on the Great Plains.

Great Plains

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This is one of the three types of corn cultivated by Native Americans, both in New England and across the northern tier, including by tribes such as the Pawnee on the Great Plains.

Archaeology

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Archeologists have found evidence of such corn cultivation in what is now the United States before 1000 BC. Cultivation of corn occurred hundreds of years earlier among the Mississippian culture people, whose civilization arose based on population density and trade because of surplus corn crops.

Mississippian culture

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Archeologists have found evidence of such corn cultivation in what is now the United States before 1000 BC. Cultivation of corn occurred hundreds of years earlier among the Mississippian culture people, whose civilization arose based on population density and trade because of surplus corn crops.

Vermont

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It was the only Vermont crop to survive New England's infamous "Year Without a Summer" of 1816.

New England

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It was the only Vermont crop to survive New England's infamous "Year Without a Summer" of 1816.

Year Without a Summer

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It was the only Vermont crop to survive New England's infamous "Year Without a Summer" of 1816.

Zeaxanthin

Like the Linnaeus variant of maize, any kernel may contain the yellow pigment zeaxanthin but at more varying concentrations.

Hominy

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Flint corn is also the type of corn preferred for making hominy, a staple food in the Americas since pre-Columbian times.

Pre-Columbian era

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Flint corn is also the type of corn preferred for making hominy, a staple food in the Americas since pre-Columbian times.

Hue

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The flint corn cultivars that have large proportions of kernels with hues outside the yellow range are primarily used ornamentally, notably as part of Thanksgiving decorations in the United States.

Yellow

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The flint corn cultivars that have large proportions of kernels with hues outside the yellow range are primarily used ornamentally, notably as part of Thanksgiving decorations in the United States.

Ornamental plant

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The flint corn cultivars that have large proportions of kernels with hues outside the yellow range are primarily used ornamentally, notably as part of Thanksgiving decorations in the United States.

Thanksgiving

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The flint corn cultivars that have large proportions of kernels with hues outside the yellow range are primarily used ornamentally, notably as part of Thanksgiving decorations in the United States.

Blue corn

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Blue corn (also known as Hopi maize, Yoeme Blue, Tarahumara Maiz Azul, and Rio Grande Blue) is several closely related varieties of flint corn grown in Mexico and the Southwestern United States.

East Hampton (town), New York

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In 1660 Chief Wyandanch's widow signed away the rest of the land from present-day Hither Hills to the tip of Montauk Point for 100 pounds, to be paid in 10 equal installments of "Indian corn or good wampum at six to a penny".