OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Galactia brachypoda   FAMILY Fabaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Galactia brachypoda

SYNONYMOUS WITH Taxonomy of Galactia (Fabaceae) in the USA (Nesom, 2015)
Galactia brachypoda

INCLUDED WITHIN Changes in Galactia (Fabaceae) in the Southeastern US (Duncan, 1979)
Galactia glabella

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-50-004?:
Galactia regularis   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pine-barren Milkpea


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Galactia brachypoda   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Galactia brachypoda

SYNONYMOUS WITH Taxonomy of Galactia (Fabaceae) in the USA (Nesom, 2015)
Galactia brachypoda

INCLUDED WITHIN Changes in Galactia (Fabaceae) in the Southeastern US (Duncan, 1979)
Galactia glabella

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-50-004?:
Galactia regularis   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

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4338

Herbaceous vine, trailing, mostly non-twining
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere) (an endemic)

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, Florida scrub, xeric hammocks, dry oak woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Does not have milky sap

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 3 leaflets
Mostly alternate
Leaflets have petiolules.
Leaflets are subtended by stipels.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pink
Bilaterally symmetrical
4-lobed calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Legume

 

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