Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: Everglade Keys and lower Florida Keys, southern Alabama, western Florida panhandle, disjunct in southern Florida.
Comments: Rocky pineland, flatlands, turkey oak, open scrub, roadsides (Isely, 1990).
Life History and Behavior
In southern Florida this species flowers throughout the year (Long and Lakela 1971). Small (1933) indicates that this species blooms in the spring and summer elsewhere.
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N1 - Critically Imperiled
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
Reasons: Endemic to the extreme southeastern United States. Occurs in 19 Florida counties (L. Chafin, pers. comm., 2003). Status in Florida may be reasonably secure but the Florida Natural Areas Inventory subsumes this material into C. fasciculata, making a determination of status difficult.
Names and Taxonomy
Comments: Wunderlin (1998) does not treat this species as distinct, but places it in Chamaecrista fasciculata.
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