Endemic to peninsular Florida.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
United States Federal Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
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 possibly extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
, pp 182-183), based on numerous collections between 1878 and 1942 in the pine rocklands of Miami-Dade County, and a single collection (two sheets) in Palmdale, Glades County in 1935 (Hume s.n. FLAS; specimen 1
, specimen 2
). No additional specimens are known and this was re-ranked as presumed extirpated in 2023.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For a current review of Warea carteri
throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile
. For an image, 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).