Also known as: CROWDER PEA, BLACK-EYED PEA, southern pea, and internationally as lubia, niebe, coupe or frijole.
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Nutritional Highlights: According to the USDA the leaves of the cowpea plant have the highest percentage of calories, popular in Southern US, Africa and Asia.
Cowpeas, or black-eyed peas are eaten on New Years Day for luck. This crop is one of the most ancient crops known to man.