Endemic to peninsular Florida.
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 critically imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 321-322) based on one occurrence in one conservation area (Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve) and fragmented occurrences on several private properties in Collier County. While many populations on private property are assumed destroyed, an extant population has been verified at Railhead Scrub in Collier County, and an herbarium specimen was collected at the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge in 2010.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).