North America, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America; now a weed throughout much of the world.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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C. canadensis var. pusilla.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and disturbed sites in the lower Keys. Reported in 1918 by H.H.M. Bowman for the lower sandy Keys. Although weedy, we consider this native and extant throughout the Florida Keys.