Eastern and central United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America; naturalized in the Old World.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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Cassia tora, misapplied.
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 as not native and present in pinelands and disturbed sites in the lower Keys. Sparingly established as a weed. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.