Endemic to South Florida.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
Possibly Extirpated or Extinct
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as possibly extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 144-145) based on several collections made between 1891 and 1966 from Lower Matecomube Key in the lower Florida Keys north to Sanibel Island in Lee County. No new records are known, and published as globally extinct in 2020 (Knapp et al. 2020
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For more specimen images, visit the Encylopedia of Life
and click on the USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.
See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park
(Gann 2015), page 145.