Peninsular Florida and the West Indies.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of South Florida Locations
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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, hammocks and disturbed areas in the lower Keys and lower sandy Keys. Collected in 1915 by John Kunkel Small and Charles A. Mosier in hammocks at Key West (s.n., FTG)
. Subsequently reported as cultivated in what is now Dry Tortugas National Park by Bowman (1918) and Stoddart & Fosberg (1962 surveys reported in 1981), where not considered native.