a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum arvense, grown for forage and silage.
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How to use field pea in a sentence
Daniel Tyler brought the California pea which in the early years grew so prolific as the field pea of Utah.The Mormon Battalion | B. H. (Brigham Henry) Roberts
The Canadian field pea is sometimes grown in the north as a green manure crop.The First Book of Farming | Charles L. Goodrich
The pea of our kitchen gardens is more delicate than the field-pea, and suffers from frost and drought.Origin of Cultivated Plants | Alphonse De Candolle
The common field pea, or speckled Jack, was one of the mainstays of the Confederacy.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama | Walter L. Fleming
There is a Bunch variety, that does not spread out like a mat over the soil, but grows upright like the common field pea.The Peanut Plant | B. W. Jones