Possibly endemic to South Florida in Miami-Dade County; there is a single specimen from Brevard County also cited as this in Nesom (2015).
NatureServe Global Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
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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 volubilis
as in Wunderlin & Hansen (2011). This is the procumbent (non-twining) Galactia
with very narrow leaflets, 2–8(–11) mm wide, with raised venation, and relatively large flowers, 11–15 mm long.
of Wunderlin 1998, in part, not (L.) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb.; Galactia volubilis
of Wunderlin & Hansen 2011, in part, not (L.) Britton.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
A Doubtfull Record
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Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported only from Big Pine Key (Williams, 1989).