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Chick Pea (Cicer arietinum L.)

Also known as chickea, garbanzo bean, Bengal gram, chana, chhana, channa, Egyptian pea.

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A widely-eaten, cool-season annual legume that has established in the wild at scattered locations across North America as escapes from cultivation.

Range - Expand

Introduced or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

This species is also introduced in Canada and Mexico; like in the US, it also has a scattered distribution there. We have yet to build these portions of its map.