• Traditional dances are an important Samoan tradition.

    National Park of American Samoa

    American Samoa

Checklist of the Higher Plants and Ferns

Native orchids are commonplace in the park's montane forest.
Native orchids are commonplace in the park's montane forest.
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Click here to use the Checklist of the park's Higher Plants and Ferns. This is the current list of park plants, and has some illustrations.

The species lists are kept at the Pacific Islands Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unit (PI CESU), University of Hawaii. The National Park Service is an active member of the PI CESU.

At the species lists checklists there is a link to return to the park website at the bottom left footnote.

Did You Know?

The To’aga Archeological Site is adjacent to this portion of Ofu Beach

Within the park, near Ofu beach, the To’aga archeological site has evidence of more than 3,000 years of continuous human occupancy. Modern descendants still reside nearby at Ofu village.