Southeastern United States (scattered in Alabama and Florida), the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as critically imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 196-197) based on one occurrence on the bank of a canal of northwestern Palm Beach County. This site was developed in 2004, and we are treating this as possibly extirpated until thorough surveys can be conducted in the vicinity of the historical population.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: