This app is based on the U.S. Forest Service publication: A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests. Invasions of nonnative plants into forests of the Southern United States continue to go unchecked and only partially unmonitored. Basic strategies for managing invasions on a specific site include maintaining forest vigor with minimal disturbance, constant surveillance and treatment of new unwanted arrivals, and finally, rehabilitation following eradication.

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Purdue Tree Doctor

The Purdue Tree Doctor app has been developed by experts at Purdue University to help people better identify and manage tree problems caused by a variety of factors, including insects and diseases. Landscape professionals, arborists, and garden center personnel can use this app to improve communication with their customers. * Search information by tree or by pest.

Rash Plants

Rash Plants is your all-inclusive reference for everything you need to know about poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. Weve included over 600 high resolution photographs to help you learn to identify these dangerous plants throughout the seasons. A professional poison ivy removal guru gives you step-by-step instructions on how to safely remove poison ivy and dispose of it without getting the horrible rash yourself, or accidentally giving it to othersPoison ivy removal contractors to help rid your home or office of poison ivy

  • rating 5.0
  • size 547 MB

SMM WildFlowers

The National Park Service invites you to take along a virtual botanist the next time you visit the Santa Monica Mountains. With over 1000 plants and 7500 photos, this App offers both novice and advanced wildflower enthusiasts the opportunity to identify common and rare plants while exploring remote areas of the Santa Monica Mountains. One consideration when downloading the App is that it takes up about 700MB (0.7GB) of the devices internal memory due to the high number and resolution of the flower photographs.

  • size 721 MB


Plant-O-Matic generates a list of local plant species for any location in the Americas. Use high resolution photos, detailed text descriptions, and a variety of filters to identify and learn about plants. A full list of data contributors to BIEN can be found at:

  • size 310 MB

Hort Plants

Hort Plants is a comprehensive photographic plant database covering all types of landscape plants for mid-south USA such as trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, ornamental grasses, annuals and perennials. Included with the photographic database is comprehensive cultural and plant characteristic information.

  • rating 4.375
  • size 147 MB