Southeastern United States, the West Indies (Bahamas, Greater Antilles), southern Mexico, Central America and 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:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of Florida Keys Locations
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1884 by J. Cosmo Melvill for the island of Key West. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for pinelands and hammocks in the lower Keys. Also present on Key Largo, where first reported by Karen Achor in 1982 (Weiner, 1980 as amended). We consider this native and extant in the upper Keys (Key Largo) and lower Keys.