South Florida, the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas) and Central America (Guatemala).
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
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:
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Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913, but this species was not named until 1933. Small did report S. hamata in 1913, which is also found in the same area. We consider this native and extant only on Big Pine Key in the lower Keys.