Southeastern United States.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Possibly 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 158-159) based on a single collection in 1935 from Palmdale in northern Glades County. A recent report of this on iNaturalist
could be from north of Palmdale in Glades County, or southern Highlands County where this species is well documented.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
This name has been misapplied to plants of Lyonia fruticosa
in many parts of South Florida. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map (one of the sources of this error), visit the Exploring Florida