Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood
website for more information and images. See also a 2022 post on the Treasure Coast Natives
blog on the naming history of Iresine diffusa
and tips for distinguishing between male and female flowers.
I. paniculata, Celosia paniculata.