South Florida and the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas, Hispaniola).
State of Florida Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
This is rare in South Florida and known only from the Miami Rock Ridge, the Florida Keys and the Big Cypress and Picayune Strand State Forest areas. It is only frequent in remnant pine rockland fragments on the Miami Rock Ridge. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we re-ranked this as Imperiled in South Florida in July 2018.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on Big Pine Key. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for pinelands in the lower Keys. We consider this native and extant in the lower Florida Keys.