Authors: Angeli, Nicole F. and Michael B. Thomas
Citation: How to Cite: Nicole F. Angeli and Michael B. Thomas. 2019. Invasive Plant Species of the US Virgin Islands. St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands., accessed yyyy-mm-dd.
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Locality: US Virgin Islands
Abstract: This checklist presents 122 species including the following different life forms and life histories; 1 aquatic herb, 21 grasses, 34 herbs, 13 shrubs, 4 succulents, 27 trees, and 22 vines. 32 annuals and 90 perennials.

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Families: 48
Genera: 100
Species: 121 (species rank)
Total Taxa: 122 (including subsp. and var.)
Cenchrus ciliaris L. - buffelgrass
Dioscorea alata L. - winged yam
Erythrina variegata L. - tiger's claw
Jatropha curcas L. - figus nut
Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav. - white horsenettle
Solanum seaforthianum Andrews - Brazilian nightshade
Terminalia catappa L. - Indian almond