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Plants & Flowers of St. Croix

As you take in the beauty of St. Croix, you will see that beautiful plants and flowers abound around the island. Because of St. Croix's diverse landscapes, from the lush rainforest of the West End to the desert-like East End, the island is home to plants ranging in nature from tropical flowering vines to spiny cactus - as well as everything in between. So, you may find yourself wondering what some of the plants are and how they came to be here. Use our Plant Guide to find information on the local plants and flowers. Learn where they come from, if they are edible, or if they have any medicinal or practical uses.