Endemic to South Florida in Monroe County, both in the Florida Keys and on the mainland.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
United States Federal Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For a current review of C. frustrata
throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile
See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park
(Gann 2015), page 172.