SmartPlant Alternatives

    SmartPlant is described as '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' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SmartPlant 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 SmartPlant are Gardenia (Free), Pl@ntNet (Free), Let's Garden (Free) and iPflanzen (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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      • FreeProprietary
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      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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      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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      Let's Garden is a simple journaling app to keep track of your gardening progress so you can go back and remember what worked and what didn't. Sync data across devices and remember what you need no matter what device you're using.
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    2. 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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      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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      Instantly identify plants of all kinds: flowers, trees, succulents, mushrooms, cacti and more.
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      Plantifier is a free community based plant image recognition app. It allows you to upload a photo of an unknown plant. The users of the MyGarden.org community behind this free tool will try to recognise the plant photo as soon as possible and give you an answer to your question!
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    3. 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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    4. Leafsnap is a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution.
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