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The Botanical Research Institute of Texas(BRIT) and High Country Apps have partnered to produce the newFLORA OF TEXAS: FORT WORTH PRAIRIE plant identification app formobile devices. The app provides images, species descriptions,range maps, bloom period, and technical descriptions for over 325common wildflowers, vines, and grasses found in the Fort WorthPrairie region and parts of the West Cross Timbers. Most of thespecies included were taken from several field locations in whichBRIT staff has worked. Most plants presented are relatively commonwithin their habitat, and this list includes native, introduced,and invasive species. We have also included some introduced speciesthat are commonly seen in landscapes. The app does not need anInternet connection to run, so you can use it no matter how remoteyour wanderings take you.

The app's search key is broken down into nine simple categories:type of plant (e.g., wildflower, vine, grass), color, flower shape,fruit or seed shape, leaf arrangement, leaf shape, leaf margin,texture, and height. Select choices in as many or as few categoriesas you wish. As you do so, the number of species found is displayedat the top of the page. Once done selecting, the click of a buttonreturns a list of thumbnail images and names for potential matches.Users scroll among the species on the list and tap a thumbnailimage to access additional photos, descriptions, and rangemaps.

The FLORA OF TEXAS: FORT WORTH PRAIRIE app includes supportingdocuments with information on the Fort Worth Prairie eco-region,insights into how the climate influences the plant communitiesfound here, as well as detailed instructions on how to use the app.Users will also find an extensive glossary of botanical terms,along with labeled diagrams of leaves, flowers, and inflorescences.Finally, detailed descriptions can be found for each familycontained in FLORA OF TEXAS: FORT WORTH PRAIRIE. Tapping on afamily name brings up a list of images and names for all species inthe app belonging to that family.

The Fort Worth Prairie and its adjacent areas are home todiverse landscapes containing a wealth of wildflowers, vines, andgrasses. FLORA OF TEXAS: FORT WORTH PRAIRIE will appeal toindividuals of all ages who travel to such areas and are interestedin knowing the names and natural history of the plants that theyencounter. FLORA OF TEXAS: FORT WORTH PRAIRIE is also a greateducational tool for learning more about plant communities,botanical terms, and how to identify plants in general.

App Information Flora of Texas: FW Prairie

  • App Name
    Flora of Texas: FW Prairie
  • Package Name
    com.emountainworks.android.texasfortworthprairiefieldguide
  • Updated
    October 26, 2016
  • File Size
    Undefined
  • Requires Android
    Android Varies with device
  • Version
  • Developer
    High Country Apps, LLC
  • Installs
    10 - 50
  • Price
    $7.99
  • Category
    Books & Reference
  • Developer
  • Google Play Link

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