South Florida and the Greater Antilles.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
State of Florida Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
This is very rare in South Florida, known only from the Miami Rock Ridge and the Florida Keys. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we re-ranked this as Imperiled in South Florida in July, 2018.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For a specimen image, visit the New York Botanical Garden
D. panicea of Hitchcock (1936) and others, not (Sw.) Urb.; Syntherisma filiforme, misapplied.