If the Ginger Thomas plant is one of the non-native plants to be eradicated, what would then become the Virgin Islands National plant? I am not happy about that. All my life I was taught about the Virgin Islands National plant, I teach my kids about the Virgin Islands and the different types of trees, plants, etc. This is like teaching an old dog new tricks. That is very difficult to do.
Collette Cochrane Ivery
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