[USDA/ARS, Charleston, SC, 2010; selected from SC heirloom collected in 1992 by J. Powell Smith.] 102 days. Tasty red-brown seeds. Vigorous, sprawling/climbing 10-15 ft. vines -- as with "Iron and Clay," a great cover crop. A 2006 study found it to have even more disease resistance (including nematode resistance) than Iron and Clay! (¼ lb = 4 oz = 114 g)
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Southern Peas (Cowpeas)

Vigna unguiculata
Please refer to Southern Pea Cultural Notes for growing information.
Asparagus Beans are the same species as Southern Peas, but are listed separately.
Packet: 1 oz (28g) unless stated (approx. 140-250 seeds, depending on variety) sows 30-50'.
See Peas for Snap Peas, Snow Peas, and Shelling (English) Peas.