Eastern and southeastern 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 Cultivated Status:
Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood
website for more information and images. The USDA PLANTS website and the Flora of North America separate the temperate F. castanea from the tropical F. spadicea.
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:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for coastal sand dunes and open hammocks from the upper Keys to the lower Keys, however we only have records from Big Pine Key in the lower Keys. Collected in 1992 by Steve L. Orzell and Edwin L. Bridges (20404, FTG) in the National Key Deer Refuge.