South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America.
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood
website for more information and images. 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).
Guajacum is an orthographic variant.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1884 by J. Cosmo Melvill for the island of Key West. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks from the upper Keys to the lower Keys. We consider this native and extant from the upper Keys to the lower Keys. For more information, see IRC's species account