Native to Mexico, Central America and South America; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
Not Native, Naturalized
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported only for Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park (Bradley, pers. obs., 2002). This could be a good record or a misidentification of Ageratum conyzoides
. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.