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As you take in the beauty of St. Croix, you will see that beautiful flora abounds on the island. In many cases, you may find yourself wondering what some of the plants are and how they came to be on this island. Thanks to St. Croix’s diverse landscapes, from the lush rainforest of the West End to arid desert-like East End, the island is home to plants ranging in nature from tropical flowering vines to spiny cactus – and everything in between. If you find yourself looking for  information on what some of the unique and beautiful plants of St. Croix are, where they come from, if they are edible, or if they have any medicinal or practical uses, please check out our Plant Guide.

Tan Tan

Tan Tan

Scientific & Common Names: Leucaena leucocephala, more commonly know as tan tan or guinea tamarind Native to: Central America Description: This prolific plant can be found almost everywhere on the island. It grows » read more » 

Century Plant

Century Plant

Scientific & Common Names: Agave americana, common names century plant, maguey, or American aloe Native to:  Mexico, Arizona, and Texas  Description: Although it is called the century plant, it typically lives only 10 to 30 years. It has » read more » 

Casha Bush

Casha Bush

Scientific & Common Names: Acacia farnesiana, commonly known as casha bush or needle bush Native to: The native range is uncertain. While the point of origin is Mexico and Central America, the species has a pantropical distribution » read more » 


Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii)Many different types of cacti are present throughout St.Croix, mostly on the dry terrain of the East End. The “prickly pear” (a) can be found throughout the island. Many use » read more » 

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Scientific & Common Name: Aloe vera, commonly known as  Chinese aloe, Indian aloe, true aloe, burn aloe, first aid plant Native to: The natural range of aloe vera is unclear, as the species has been » read more » 


Plumbago ( Plumbago capensis )Also called Leadwort because of its lead colored roots. Plumbago can be found growing wildly along the roadside or in planters around the island as decoration.In clusters among » read more » 


Hibiscus ( Hibiscus spp )Because of its great beauty and hardiness, the Hibiscus has become a well-known and well-loved plant. It may be the official flower of Hawaii, but the Hibiscus can » read more » 

Ginger Thomas

Ginger Thomas (The USVI Official Flower)Native to tropical and subtropical America, Texas, New Mexico and Florida, this beautiful yellow flower can be found thriving year round on St. Croix from hillsides and » read more » 


Frangipani ( Plumeria rubra, Plumeria acutfolia )These beautiful flowers are most commonly seen as white with a diffused yellow center, or bright pink with a yellow to orange center. The flowers grow » read more » 

Cup of Gold

Cup of Gold

Scientific & Common Names: Solandra nitida, are commonly know as cup of gold, trumpt flower, or chalice vines Native to: The Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South Americas Description: Cup of gold is a striking vine with » read more » 

Crown of Thorns

Crown of Thorns

Scientific & Common Names: Euphorbia milii, commonly known as crown of thorns, Christ plant, Christ thorn Native to: Madagascar Description: Crown of thorns is a succulent climbing shrub growing up to 5 feet tall. It’s blooms are mostly red and » read more » 



Scientific & Common Names: Bougainvillea spectabilis, of the Nyctaginaceae family, is commonly known as bougainvillea Native to: South America Description: Bougainvillea is a tropical and subtropical woody, evergreen, shrubby vine. Typically multi-trunked or » read more » 

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

Scientific & Common Names: Strelitzia, more commonly known as the bird of paradise or crane flower Native to: South Africa Description: The bird of paradise is actually a large tropical herb that » read more »