PlantSnap Alternatives

    PlantSnap is described as 'Instantly identify plants of all kinds: flowers, trees, succulents, mushrooms, cacti and more' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PlantSnap for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Android Tablet and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is iNaturalist, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PlantSnap are Plant Identification (Freemium), Gardenia (Free), Pl@ntNet (Free) and Tela Botanica (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 17, 2020

    1. Get outside, and observe an individual organism. Pick something wild and take a clear, full frame photo. If you already have a photo of something wild, add it now. You can also use the iNaturalist mobile apps to record observations.
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    2. Identify any plant anywhere on earth instantly with the latest AI technology. Our database is maintained by scientists and collaborators around the world. The system is trained to recognize million of flowers, trees, mushrooms… with high accuracy.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      Manage your garden with style and discover precious tips on how to take care of your plants! Organize tasks and set smart gardening reminders: Gardenia will be your essential green helper!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Pl@ntNet is an image sharing and retrieval application for the identification of plants. It is developed by scientists from four French research organisations (Cirad, INRA, Inria and IRD), and the Tela Botanica network, with the financial support of Agropolis fondation.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • JavaScript
      • Google Maps
      Allows to identify plants.
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    3. This simple site gives you access into the incredible Trefle plant database. Search all the plants of the world (almost!) over multiple criteria, get up-to-date information, taxonomical references, images and more. Now includes image recognition.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Use the SmartPlant app to connect to regional care experts, local retailers, and products recommendations for all the plants in your home! And add any of your dream plants to your wishlist.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Plant identification app for iPhone and Android. Just take a photo of an unknown plant (or moss, lichen and even fungi) and get it identified by an international team of experts
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    4. Garden Answers is the revolutionary plant identification app that instantly identifies over 20,000 plants and gives you accurate and detailed information about it.
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    5. Accurately identify plants from the garden, park, forest or home. Pflanzen allows you to identify more than 1500 garden, park, and forest plants using a simple identification key with traits such as flower structure, leaf shape, flower colour or fruit colour.
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