Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 29 May 1988
Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
South Florida, the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas), Mexico and Central America.
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:
Ranked as critically imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 284-286) based on one extant occurrence within Everglades National Park. Using updated NatureServe criteria two occurrences are present, one in the Long Pine Key area and one in the Cape Sable region. No new extant occurrences are known.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park
(Gann 2015), page 93.