Endemic to peninsular Florida.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
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 presumed extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
, pp 80-81), based on a last known collection in 1957 northeast of Fort Myers. Rediscovered in Charlotte County in 2011 by Alan Franck and R. Chicone Jr. (2885 USF
), and later recorded for Bowditch Point Park in Fort Myers Beach.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000). For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.
Synonyms: Verbena tampensis