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Galactia striata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Diocleae[1]
Genus: Galactia
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About 60.[2] See text.

Galactia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family (Fabaceae). It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. They do not have an unambiguous common name, being commonly called "milk peas", "beach peas" or "wild peas".

Selected species[edit]


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