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Galactia volubilis (Linnaeus) Britton. McRee's Milkpea. Phen: (Apr-) May-Aug (-Sep). Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, other dry forests and openings. Dist: Se. VA south to s. FL, west to c. AR and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: See Franck (2017) for details on this species and similar trifoliate Galactia.

Synonymy: = FNA11.1, K4, Nesom (2015a); = Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton var. volubilis – Ward & Hall (2004); > Galactia brachypoda Torr. & A.Gray – S; > Galactia brevipes Small – S; < Galactia regularis (L.) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb. – C, F, G, K1, Pa, RAB, SE3, Tx, Isely (1998), (misapplied); > Galactia regularis (L.) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb. – S, misapplied; < Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton – Ar, WH3

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily ?: 7

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