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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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I can, freeze, and also dry some of my crowder peas.
Looking around, I find a bounty of forgotten beans worth gathering: abandoned 'French Duet' pole filet beans holding blue-black seeds, and a few 'Peking Black' crowder peas that reseeded themselves in a back corner of the garden.
In the hot, dry days of July and August, we have eggplant, okra and crowder peas.
SOUTHERN PEAS, such as black-eyed peas and crowder peas, are not peas at all but rather a type of bean that grows in warm locations.
Limas are easier to shell than crowder peas, stand more heat and drought than green peas, and sustain less insect damage than green beans.