Widespread in North America, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America; an introduced weed in the Old World.
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. First collected on Craig Key (a fill island) by Conrad D. Byrd in 1969 (s.n., FTG)
. Also reported for the Florida Keys portion of Biscayne National Park by Carter et al. in 1969. Apparently spreading as a weed.