Scattered in North America and the West Indies.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as presumed extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 78-79) based on a singe 1877 collection from Miami, presumably from a coastal marsh near the mouth of the Miami River. Reported for the South Dade Wetlands by Keith Bradley in 2006 and vouchered there by Jimmy Lange and Tiffany Melvin in 2016 (Lange 36 FTG). Although plants were sterile, identification was confirmed by Bruce Sorrie (email comm. 2022).
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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