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Galactia floridana Torrey & A. Gray. Florida Milkpea. Phen: Mar-Aug (-Sep). Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills and other xeric sands. Dist: S. GA south to s. FL, west to s. MS.

ID notes: "The species is recognized by its procumbent, densely short-tomentose to hirsute-villous stems, relatively large, thick leaves (compare G. microphylla), and large flowers" (Nesom 2015).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = FNA11.1, K4, Nesom (2015a), Ward & Hall (2004); = Galactia floridana Torr. & A.Gray var. floridana – S; > Galactia brevipes Small – S13; < Galactia floridana Torr. & A.Gray – K1, K3, SE3, Duncan (1979), Franck (2017), Isely (1998); > Galactia floridana Torr. & A.Gray var. floridana – S13; < Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton – WH3

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: 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 ?: 9

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