Flora ID Android Apps



There are two versions of Android apps; 1: “wildflower” apps with about 90% of flowering plants growing in each state, province or other region we cover.  These apps are labelled with “wildflowers”, and 2: comprehensive Pro apps ending with “Plants”, having 99+% of the vascular plants growing wild for each region.  Both versions of Android apps are available on the Google Play store and on the Amazon store.  The features listed below apply to both types of Android apps.  There is also a free demo app titled “California Lilies Free Demo.”

(All of our software for Windows have the same features and information as do the comprehensive Android apps.)


Tips and Features:

  • Select plant characteristics that match the plant to be identified
  • Select any characteristic in any order, from well over 50 menus
  • Characteristics are defined, with detailed scientific illustrations
  • With each selection, the list of possible plants shrinks, often getting to one species with about 3 to 6 characteristics.
  • The app suggests lists of characteristics to use based on ease of use, effectiveness, and remaining species
  • Confirm identifications by comparing with photos, drawings, and/or descriptions
  • Plant reference lists are provided for each species, from 130 botanical references books and publication sets, including page numbers from those books.
  • Access is provided in the apps to all the descriptive data for each species
  • One may alphabetize the species list by either common or scientific name, or search for a plant by entering a name or string of letters
  • No need for WiFi, power, nor cell towers – it’s all in the app
  • Documentation and program help available within the app


The wildflower apps, are the most comprehensive wildflower apps anywhere, and go way beyond the usual field manual.  They  include 85 to 96 % of all the known non-grass-like flowering plants, both native and introduced, that grow wild in each state or region for which they are produced.  This means annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees. 29 apps, each for a different geographic region, are available on the Google Play store and the Amazon store, covering most of Western and Central United States and SW Canada.  Most android devices can download from either store.

The apps are perfect for farmers, nature lovers, conservationists, hikers, botanists, students, teachers, wildflower enthusiasts, gardeners, nursery owners, or anyone curious about the natural world.  All photos are in the app, with no need for an outside connection.

The following wildflower apps are available :

Single State Apps                                Regional Wildflower Apps

Washington Wildflowers                      N. California Wildflowers

Oregon Wildflowers                             C. California Wildflowers

 Arizona Wildflowers                             S. California Wildflowers

New Mexico Wildflowers                       Four Corners Wildflowers

Nevada Wildflowers                               SW Canada Wildflowers

Utah Wildflowers                                    Great Plains Wildflowers

Colorado Wildflowers                             South Rockies Wildflowers

Idaho Wildflowers                                   North Rockies Wildflowers

Montana Wildflowers                              N & S Dakota Wildflowers

Wyoming Wildflowers

Dakota Wildflowers

Nebraska Wildflowers

Kansas Wildflowers

Minnesota Wildflowers

Iowa Wildflowers

Wisconsin Wildflowers

BC Canada Wildflowers

Alberta Wildflowers

Saskatchewan Wildflowers

Manitoba Wildflowers



The Comprehensive ‘pro’ apps are available on both Google Play and Amazon.  They provide the ability to identify all vascular plants known to grow wild in each state, province and region for which we produce the apps, knowing that all vascular plants are included.  This means all flowering plants, grass-like plants, spore-bearing plants (like ferns), and conifers, whether the plants are native or naturalized.  Meaning the entire vascular flora – and you can identify and confirm them when you find them.  These apps include all the same plants that are in our interactive PC Windows software, and all the functionality of those as well.  The apps are intended to meet the requirements of professional botanists, but are easily used by people just newly learning about plants.

The comprehensive apps have been simply named Montana Plants, etc.  However, we are gradually renaming the comprehensive apps as “Montana Pro Plant Finder”, etc.  They include all the states and provinces listed for the wildflowers listed above. 

cell screenshot

cell Screenshot_2014-02-24-17-55-30

See also the descriptions for the state/province or region of your choice at the Google Play store and the Amazon store.  Comprehensive “Pro” apps are available for the following State/Province or regions:


      Comprehensive Pro Android  Apps

State / Province Comprehensive Android Apps               Regional Comprehensive Android apps

Alberta                                                                                SW Canada .

British Columbia                                                                 Central West California .

Manitoba                                                                            Central East California .

Saskatchewan                                                                     North California .

Arizona                                                                               South California .

Colorado                                                                             Four Corners .

Idaho                                                                                  The Dakotas .

Iowa                                                                                    .






New Mexico