Southeastern United States.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Plants identified as this in South Forida may be Galactia brachypoda
(see Nesom 2015)
along with prostrate plants historically treated as Galactia regularis
, or more recently as Galactia volubilis
, in South Florida. Galactia brachypoda
is prostrate (not twining), with realtively broad subcoriaceous leaflets with raised veins, (4–)10–25(–32) mm wide, and relatively large flowers, 11–15 mm long. We are working on this taxonomy now.
Synonyms: Galactia regularis
of Wunderlin 1998, in part, not (L.) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb.; Galactia volubilis
of Wunderlin & Hansen 2011, in part, not (L.) Britton.