Eastern United States and the Greater Antilles (Hispaniola, Puerto Rico).
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of South Florida Locations
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Classified as a facultative wetlands species by the state of Florida (DEP) and the National Wetland Inventory.
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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of Florida Keys Locations
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and "hollows among sand-dunes" on Big Pine Key. We consider this native and extant in the lower Keys.