South Florida, Mexico, Central America and South America; plants previously attributed to this species from Hispaniola may represent a different taxon.
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 109-110) based on several collections betweeen 1916 and 1946 from Forth Myers in Lee County and in either Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge or Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park six miles west of Miles City in Collier County. No new records are known.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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. Wunderlin et al. (2023) note that plants in South Florida had a pale yellow corolla and could be referable to Utricularia trinervia