Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Black-eyed Pea - Vigna unguiculata   (L.) Walpers
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Author(L.) Walpers
DistributionMapped by RAB (1968) and BONAP in 5 counties. SERNEC has no NC specimens online.

Native of tropical Africa; in N.A. PA to MI and KS, south to FL and TX.
AbundanceRare to very rare.
HabitatNo data.
PhenologyFlowering June-August.
IdentificationThis pea is a trailing or climbing vine up to 10 feet long. Each leaf is divided into 3 ovate leaflets. Flowers grow from axils on long stalks, pink to red-purple.
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