Galactia elliottii Nuttall. Phen: May-Sep. Hab: Pine-live oak flats, slash pine flats, Florida scrub, marshes and marsh edges, peat bogs, ditches, roadsides, spoil areas, marl, sandy peat, white sands. Dist: S. SC south to s. FL. Discovered in 2021 at base of planted Sabal palmetto in landscaping on Oak Island (Brunswick County), NC; presumably brought in on nursery material raised in FL or GA and probably spread to other areas via planting of cabbage palms.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = Fl3, FNA, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, SE3, WH3, Duncan (1979), Isely (1998), Nesom (2015a), Ward & Hall (2004)