Eastern and central North America south to Duval, Polk, and Hillsborough counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Map of suggested ZIP codes north to Indian River and Manatee counties.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Larval host for the Io moth and other Lepidoptera. Flowers are pollinated by long-tongued bees.
We are currently adding data for this species for central and northern Florida. If you would like to contribute information or images, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday