Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online
(Mart.) A. St.-Hil.
Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies (Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola) and South America. Variety africana is native to Africa and Madagascar.
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FISF Synonyms: Achyranthes maritima.
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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for coastal sand dunes and hammocks from the upper Keys to the lower Keys, but under his definition the upper Keys would have included what is now Bahia Honda State Park. First reported for the lower sandy Keys by John H. Davis in 1942. We consider this native and extant in the lower Keys and lower sandy Keys.
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Alternanthera maritima has been reported from the following7 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS