Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood
website for more information and images. Reported by John Kunkel Small in 1918 for Royal Palm Hammock
. See a 2018 post on the Treasure Coast Natives
blog on three wet and dry adaptations of the swamp fern.