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)
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.
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."
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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!"
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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."
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."
Lewiston Morning Tribune, April 20, 2015, by Michelle Schmidt
"New Idaho Wildflower App!"
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Sage Notes, Newsletter of the Idaho Native Plant Society, March 2015
"WTU and partners release new wildflower app"
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Pressing News, The University of Washington Herbarium (WTU) Quarterly Newsletter, January 1, 2015
"Schools Release new Idaho Wildflowers app"
The Argus Observer, December 30, 2014
"Discover Idaho’s Wildflowers with New App"
Daily Kos, December 30, 2014, by Book Bear
"Science and Technology: An App for Idaho Wildflowers"
Idaho Public Radio, December 27, 2014
"Discover Idaho's Wildflowers with New App"
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"
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"
Idaho Museum of Natural History, December 19, 2014
"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