Ecological Restoration Notes:
A rare herb of scrub and scrubby flatwoods.
Apparently not cultivated.
Endemic to peninsular Florida.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Scrub and scrubby flatwoods.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Larval host plant for monarch (Danaus plexippus) and queen (Danaus gilippus berenice) butterflies.
An excellent butterfly plant.