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Galactia regularis (Linnaeus) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenburg. Phen: Jul-Sep; Aug-Oct. Hab: Dry forests and woodlands. Dist: Se. NY west to MO and OK, south to s. FL and se. TX.

ID notes: Galactia regularis refers to the species widespread in the eastern USA, with leaflets mostly elliptic to broadly elliptic, relatively small flowers, and twining stems hirsute-villous with deflexed hairs" (Nesom 2015).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Fl3, FNA, GrPl, K4, NY, WH3, Duncan (1979), Franck (2017), Nesom (2015a), Ward & Hall (2004); = Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton – K1, S, SE3, Tn, Isely (1998), misapplied; > Galactia macreei M.A.Curtis – C, F, G, RAB, Tx; > Galactia regularis var. mississippiensis (Vail) Mohlenbr. – Il, invalid name; > Galactia regularis var. regularis – Il; < Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton – Ar, NcTx, WV, misapplied; > Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton – C, G, Pa, RAB, Tx; > Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton var. mississippiensis Vail – F; > Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton var. volubilis – F

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