South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
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 191-193) based on three occurrences in Monroe County, two in conservation areas (National Key Deer Refuge, Great While Heron National Wildlife Refuge) and one in a non-conservation areas (Cupania Hammock), the latter which has been partially acquired by Monroe County. A survey for this in the Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge is needed.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).
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:
First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on Big Pine Key. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks on Big Pine Key. We consider this native and extant in the lower Keys on and near Big Pine Key. For more information on C. glabra in the Florida Keys, see IRC's species account