Endemic to South Florida in the Monroe County Keys.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
United States Federal Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
) based on population estimates within the National Key Deer Refuge. It is still present there, but was up-ranked to critically imperiled in 2021 based on the small total extent of occurrence and numerous threats, including sea level rise.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For a current review of Chamaecrista lineata
throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile
. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).
C. grammica, misapplied.