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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Galactia elliottii Nutt.
Elliott's milkpea

Galactia elliottii
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.


Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Presumed Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Presumed Extirpated

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Apparently collected only once on Big Pine Key in 1973 by Olga Lakela and F. Almeda (32213 USF), and disjunct from the sandy pinelands of central Miami-Dade County. Link to specimen.

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Galactia elliottii
Copyright by: Shirley Denton