South Florida and the Greater Antilles.
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State 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 very rare in South Florida and known only from the Miami Rock Ridge, where it is fairly frequent. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we re-ranked this as Imperiled in South Florida in June 2018.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for open, sandy hammocks in the upper Keys, but his definition of upper Keys extended south and west to West Summerland Key in the lower Keys. As far as we can determine, Small made one collection in 1909 on Crawl Key in the middle Keys. This is doubtfully native to the Florida Keys - it is associated with pine rocklands on the mainland.