On Dec 3, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:
This pea was a staple of the southern armies during the American Civil War in the 1860's. Tasty peas are the earthy color of clay.
Actually they are sold by several feed and seeds here. Popular as a field pea. Tasty, but small and tedious to shell.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: