Apps for use in the field or at home Apps for your smartphone, tablet, or iPad
Many members now have smartphones (iPhone or Android based) or mobile tablets. In this section, we feature applications (apps) that we have come across that may be helpful to our members and our visitors. You may go to either iTunes Appstore, Android Market or Amazon Appstore to get these apps. Some are free.
Please feel free (and you are encouraged) to provide us with any apps you may find or provide us with a review for any apps that you have tried. Please send your comments, suggestions, and reviews to email@example.com.
Leafsnap: An Electronic Field Guide FREE iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution. This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.
Leafsnap contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, flowers, fruit, petiole, seeds, and bark. Leafsnap currently includes the trees of New York City and Washington, D.C., and will soon grow to include the trees of the entire continental United States.
Audubon Wildflowers — A Field Guide to North American Wildflowers $9.99 For iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android
Audubon Wildflowers, a mobile field guide app, is your essential guide to the wildflowers of North America with thousands of professional color photographs, range maps, and authoritative information and more.
Audubon Trees — A Field Guide to North American Trees For iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android
Your essential guide to the trees of North America. This field guide app includes thousands of professional color photographs, range maps, authoritative species information, and more. Identify Birch Trees, Cedars, Oaks, Maples, and more. Search by shape, bark, leaves, leaf arrangement, leaf shape, conifer needle, spines, fruits, fruit color, flower color, habitat, and region.
Landscaper's Companion For iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch
Guide to trees, shrubs, and garden plants. Thousands of plants and photos. Landscaper’s Companion is your reference guide to trees, shrubs, and garden plants. Access thousands of beautiful plant photos. With 16 categories and information on over 2300 different plants. Plants include details such as a short description, scientific name, common names, cultivation tips, water usage