North America, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of South Florida Locations
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native 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 reported in 1968 for Big Pine Key (Franklin, 1968). Apparently established and spreading as a weed in the middle and lower Keys.