Southern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and northern South America.
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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blog on dominant mudflat species including sweetscent.
P. purpurascens of Small (1913), not (Sw.) DC.