North America south to the Florida Panhandle, then scattered south to Lake and Volusia counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Attracts native bees and other beneficial insects. Provides seeds and insects for birds.
We are currently adding data for this species for central and northern Florida. If you would like to contribute information or images, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday