Endemic to South Florida in Miami-Dade County.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Historically, most common in Brickell Hammock just south of downtown Miami (Small 1931
). For a history of Biscayne spllenwort in South Florida through 2002, see account in IRC's Rare Plants of South Florida
, page 188, or click on IRC's Species Account below.
For additional images by Jose Luis Perez Calo of a plant cultivated by Jennifer Possley of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, click here