Southern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and northern South America.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of South Florida Locations
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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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 1907 by C.F. Millspaugh for the lower sandy Keys. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for edges of hammocks and limestone sinkholes in the lower Keys and lower sandy Keys. Although weedy, we consider this native and extant throughout the Florida Keys.