Galactia regularis (L.) Britton et al. - Eastern Milkpea
Family - Fabaceae
Flowering - July - October.
Habitat - Sandhills, scrub, dry hammocks, open woods, clearings.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This small vine can be found throughout much of Alabama. The plant can be identified by its short axillary racemes and fairly large flowers. The stems of this species are appressed pubescent to glabrate and are more trailing than twining.
Photographs taken at Fort Benning, GA., 8-11-05.