Vigna seed unguiculata Cowpea
Produces well even when it is too hot and humid for snap beans.
Pods are held on a short vine and mature in about the same time as okra.
May be eaten whole when young or shelled for their seeds when mature.
Vigorous vines 3 to 3 1/2 feet with runners.
Long narrow pods, filled with edible peas good either green or dried.
Easy to grow and sprouts in 8-10 days.
Matures in 60-70 days.