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Galactia heterophylla (Gray's milkpea)
Carr, Bill

Galactia heterophylla

Galactia heterophylla A. Gray

Gray's Milkpea, Milkpea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Galactia grayi

USDA Symbol: GAHE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Legume
Leaf: Gray-green.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Habitat: On slopes, road sides, fields, clay, calcareous, stony or sandy soils.

Bibliography

Bibref 281 - Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas (1999) Diggs, G. M.; B. L. Lipscomb; B. O'Kennon; W. F...
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Galactia heterophylla in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Galactia heterophylla in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Galactia heterophylla

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-08-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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