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Galactia regularis

Galactia regularis (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

Eastern Milkpea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: GARE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Galactia regularis

Downy Milkpea


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, TX.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Many, scattered. Full sun; dry, thin, rocky, calcerous soil.

Description: Prostrate, trailing perennial, twining at tips, much branched, to 1+ m. Leaves alternate, trifoliate. Petioles 2-4 cm; terminal leaflet w/rachi 3-5 mm long, 2x3 cm, elliptic to ovate-lanceolate; laterals similar but smaller. Infloresence 1-few in axillary peduncle to 3+ cm long. Corolla papiliform, light violet. Fruit a legume, 2-4 seeded, straight, aerial, 4 mm x 2 cm, dihescing spirally. Seed 2x2.5x3 mm. Mottled dark brown w/white hylum.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 4, 1993
Specimen number: 462

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0671
Accession Date: Mar 22, 1994
Accession Number: 49

Annotations: SXFRB

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