Oregon Wildflower App Available

The Oregon Flora Project ( in partnership with the Botany & Plant Pathology Department at Oregon State University and High Country Apps have partnered to produce the new Oregon Wildflowers plant identification app for mobile devices. The app provides images, species descriptions, range maps, bloom period, and technical descriptions for more than 940 common wildflowers, shrubs, and vines found in Oregon and adjacent areas of Washington, Idaho, and northern California.

The majority of species included are native, but introduced species common to the region are covered as well. The app, with costs $9.99) does not need an Internet connection to run, so you can use it no matter how remote your wanderings take you.