Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, southern 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 History and Distribution:
Most common in Martin and northern Palm Beach counties. Very rare in Broward County, and perhaps extirpated at Secret Woods Nature Center where collected once (Burgess s.n. FTG
). Previosly assessed as imperiled in South Florida, the status was revised to rare in February, 2019 using updated NatureServe ranking criteria.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
See a 2016 post on the Treasure Coast Natives
blog on lindenleaf rosemallow, as well as a 2019 post on the Treasure Coast Natives
blog on its invertebrate associates.