Endemic to the 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:
We follow Nesom (2015)
with regard to this use of this name versus Galactia regularis
as in Wunderlin & Hansen (2011). This is the twining Galactia
with leaflets oblong to elliptic or lanceolate, 5–15(–17) mm wide, and larger flowers, corollas 9–14 mm long, without a striped standard. Also visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood
website for more information.
Synonyms: Galactia macreei
(including of Long & Lakela 1976); Galactia volubilis
of Wunderlin 1998, in part, not (L.) Britton; Galactia regularis
of Wunderlin & Hansen 2011, in part, not (L.) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb.