South Florida (Florida Keys) and the West Indies.
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Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
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Populations in the Florida Keys are D. elaeagnoides, those along the east coast are mostly D. viscosa var. viscosa, while the most widespread taxon is D. viscosa var. angustifolia, which is found near the coast in Martin County, in the interior, and along the southwestern coast.
For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. Also visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood
website for more information. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map of D. viscosa sensu lato, visit the Exploring Florida
website. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).
Dodonaea ehrenbergii, Dodonaea microcarya, Dodonaea viscosa
subsp. elaeagnoides; Dodonaea jamaicensis
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Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks in the lower Keys. Collected in 1981 on North Key Largo in the upper Keys by Ruben P. and Diane Sauleda (7034, USF). We consider this native and extant in the upper Keys (Key Largo) and the lower Keys.