Southeastern United States, the West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and northern South America.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
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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:
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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 coastal sand dunes and hammocks throughout the Florida Keys. We consider this native and extant throughout the Florida Keys. This is almost certainly more common than it was historically, spreading into disturbed areas.