Idaho Wildflowers  

  
  • $7.99
Idaho Wildflowers

A guide to over 800 wildflowers, shrubs, and vines of Idaho. Partner: University of Washington, Burke Museum in collaboration with University of Idaho Stillinger Herbarium and Idaho State University Herbarium. ($7.99)


Description

goose flying The University of Washington Herbarium at the Burke Museum has partnered with the University of Idaho's Stillinger Herbarium, Idaho State University's Ray J. Davis Herbarium, Mark Turner, and High Country Apps to produce Idaho Wildflowers, a plant identification app for smart phones and tablets. The app provides images, species descriptions, range maps, bloom period, and technical descriptions for more than 805 common wildflowers, shrubs, and vines that occur in Idaho and adjacent areas of Montana, Washington, Utah, and Oregon. Designed for both budding wildflower enthusiasts and experienced experts, Idaho Wildflowers will appeal to individuals who travel to wildflower areas and are interested in knowing the names and natural history of the plants that they encounter. Idaho and its adjacent areas are home to diverse landscapes containing a wealth of wildflowers, shrubs, and vines. Idaho Wildflowers is also a great educational tool for learning more about plant communities, botanical terms, and how to identify plants in general.


Press Reviews

Impress Your Friends -- "The commoner's call it a dandelion. But not you. You are a botanist (sort of), thanks to the Idaho Wildflowers app, and know it as Taraxacum officinale." read more ...
Backpacker Magazine, July 2015

Idaho Wildflower app from HighCountry Apps -- "In this age of technology our smart phones are being utilized more and more for practical purposes on the trail. You can download trail maps, track hikes with GPS, and take amazing print quality photos with them! They can be even be used as a portal reference library!" read more on page 8...
Idaho Trails Association, Summer Newsletter 2015

Mobile App Helps Identify Idaho Wildflowers -- "A new smartphone and tablet app, “Idaho Wildflowers,” is designed for people hitting the trails for wildflower hikes." read more...
Twin Falls Times-News, May 14, 2015

Smartphone field guide lets you stop, smell Idaho’s wildflowers -- "Most of the time when people are looking down at a screen outside, they’re oblivious to their surroundings. But just as possible is their use of technology to enjoy and connect with nature." read more...
Lewiston Morning Tribune, April 20, 2015, by Michelle Schmidt

"New Idaho Wildflower App!" read more on p.11 ...
Sage Notes, Newsletter of the Idaho Native Plant Society, March 2015

"WTU and partners release new wildflower app" read more on p.3 ...
Pressing News, The University of Washington Herbarium (WTU) Quarterly Newsletter, January 1, 2015

"Schools Release new Idaho Wildflowers app" read more...
The Argus Observer, December 30, 2014

"Discover Idaho’s Wildflowers with New App" read more...
Daily Kos, December 30, 2014, by Book Bear

"Science and Technology: An App for Idaho Wildflowers" read more...
Idaho Public Radio, December 27, 2014

"Discover Idaho's Wildflowers with New App" read more...
University of Idaho News, December 22, 2014, by Tara Roberts

"ISU Idaho Museum of Natural History's Ray J. Davis Herbarium and Burke Museum Herbarium launch new wildflower app" read more...
Idaho State University Headlines, December 22, 2014

"Idaho Museum of Natural History’s Ray J. Davis Herbarium and Burke Museum Herbarium Launch New Wildflower App" read more...
Idaho Museum of Natural History, December 19, 2014


User Reviews

"Excellent!" *****
"I'm no expert but this app has many more flowers specific to my mountainous southern and central Idaho region than any of my book guides. Easy to use and extremely convenient. A must have!"
by b3ll3fl3ur, Idaho Wildflowers (iOS), April 24, 2015

"Plant Lover's Paradise!" *****
"I own a few of High Country Apps and I must say I just love them all. Idaho Wildflowers is great with a lot of species compared to the other apps. Other than that...I would definitely recommend adding this to your digital field guide collection!"
by phillymo, Idaho Wildflowers (iOS), Jan 29, 2015