Widespread in North America; also reported for Mexico and Guatemala (Standley & Steyermark 1952). The species is cosmopolitan, but in the tropics it is most common at higher elevations.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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