Wild Florida Photo
Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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Common in sandhills and open hammocks throughout much of Florida. The range of downy milkpea includes most of the eastern United States, west to Texas and Kansas and northeast to New York & New Jersey.
This species is a host plant for the cassius blue butterfly - Leptotes cassius theonus - also called the tropical striped blue.
Other species of the Galactia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
View Galactia regularis - DOWNY MILKPEA
View Galactia elliottii - ELLIOTT'S MILKPEA
View Galactia purshii - PURSH'S MILKPEA
View Galactia mollis - SOFT MILKPEA