Native Range: Native to South America; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
Not Native, Naturalized
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
FISF Comments: For more images, click on the USDA PLANTS and Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants links below.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for the sandy hammocks and thickets in the lower Keys and lower sandy Keys, but perhaps this was a misidentification. For an image, visit the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.