South Florida and the West Indies.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
In South Florida, now restricted to the Florida Keys. Formerly known from between Miami and Coconut Grove (Brickell Hammock), where collected in 1913 by John Kunkel Small (4686 NY), and from a single collection from “rubbish heap and pine woods south of Montgomery Foundation” (Gillis s.n. FTG
), the latter which was the basis for Pricilla Fawcett’s drawing in the Flora of the Bahama Archipelago (Correll & Correll 1982: 868).
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida
website. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).