South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000). Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood
website for more information and images.
J. violacea; J. pentantha is an othograhic varient.