Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World tropics.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
This small native sedge is known in South Florida only from the Miami Rock Ridge and the lower Florida Keys, primarily in pine rocklands. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we re-ranked this as Imperiled in South Florida in April 2020.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for pinelands and open hammocks in the lower Keys. We consider this native and extant in the lower Keys.