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Synonyms for cowpea

sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure

eaten fresh as shell beans or dried

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During periods of high humidity, powdery mildew may infest crowder peas.
We are now busy harvesting okra, pole beans, crowder peas, peppers, eggplants, and the indeterminate tomatoes in the next garden plot.
During those months, we harvest little except okra and Crowder peas.
In the hot, dry days of July and August, we have eggplant, okra and crowder peas.
Limas are easier to shell than crowder peas, stand more heat and drought than green peas, and sustain less insect damage than green beans.