Southeastern United States, the West Indies, 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:
Map of Florida Keys Locations
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Apparently recently established and spreading as a weed from the upper Keys to the lower Keys. Our first record is a report from Roger L. Hammer from Bahia Honda State Park in 1991.