Scattered in the southern United States (peninsular Florida west to Texas), West Indies (Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles), Mexico, and Central America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
Assumed to be Present
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Although within native range in South Florida, it has been collected only once in 1998 growing along a fenceline in southern Miami-Dade County (Bradley 1683 USF
; as A. theophrasti
), and reported in 2021 on iNaturalist
by Alan Franck.