Southern United States, Greater Antilles (Cuba), Mexico; in Florida, know only from the Monroe County Keys.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild
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 108-109) based on three collections from 1838 to 1898 from Key West and Upper Matecumbe Key. No new records are known.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For an illustration
, visit Texas A & M University's Grass Images website. For a specimen image, visit the New York Botanical Garden