Endemic to peninsular Florida.
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 History and Distribution:
This is very rare in South Florida and known only from a few scattered populations. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we up-ranked this to Critically Imperiled in South Florida in June, 2018.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For a current review of Polygala smallii
throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile
. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).