Southern and central United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
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 was reported as possibly extirpated in South Florida in Gann et al. (2002
; pp 136-137), based on herbarium specimens collected from Lee and Palm Beach counties and the Monroe County Keys from 1925 to 1997. The locality of the 1997 collection, Sea Oats Beach on Lower Matecumbe Key was heavily impacted by hurricanes Georges (1998) and Irene (1999) and subsequent clearing activities. Alan Franck observed this in 2021 at the northeastern end of Lower Matecumbe Key and reported it on iNaturalist
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For images, click on the USDA PLANTS link below.
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:
Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Collected once in 1997 on Lower Matecumbe Key by Wayne Hoffman (s.n., FTG)
. For more information, see IRC's species account>.