Eastern North America south to Brevard, Osceola, Highlands, and Charlotte counties. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Map of suggested ZIP codes from South Florida north to southern Brevard, Osceola, Polk, and Pasco counties.
Map of ZIP codes with habitat recommendations from the Monroe County Keys north to Martin and Charlotte counties.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Provides significant food and cover for wildlife.
Nelson 2003, Schaefer & Tanner 1997
We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.