Southeastern and central United States.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
A rare understory herb in the swamps of southwestern Florida; scattered in the rest of Florida. This was ranked as critically imperiled in Gann et al. (2002)
, but it was subsequently found in several new locations in Big Cypress National Preserve, and Picayune Strand State Forest. It is currently ranked as imperiled in South Florida, where it is threatened by climate change, sea level rise, invasive species and other hazards.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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