Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, New Providence, Bahamas, 2012
North America, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
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 1907 by C.F. Millspaugh for the lower sandy Keys. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for coastal sand dunes and hammocks throughout the Florida Keys. We consider this native and extant from the upper Keys to the lower Keys and reported for the lower sandy Keys. Plants of Sporobolus virginicus
and Paspalum vaginatum
are frequently misidentified as this.