Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 2013
Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Florida
South Florida and the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas).
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global 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 possibly extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 165-166) based on a last known observation in 1987 in the Long Pine Key region of Everglades National Park. Rediscovered in 2003 by IRC botanist Jimi Sadle and documented numerous times in the Long Pine Key area in subsequent years.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.
See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park
(Gann 2015), page 96 and Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).