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PlantSnap Plant Identification

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 16+

About PlantSnap Plant Identification

PlantSnap is a technologically advanced, comprehensive and accurate plant identification app that gives a person anywhere on Earth a new way to explore the natural world in their everyday life.

PlantSnap is a simple way for your visitors to play a role in protecting and saving plants simply by snapping photos of them. This allows PlantSnap to add to the world’s database of plants while your visitors are taking action to ensure public gardens stay relevant and resilient for generations to come.

PlantSnap’s open source plant database features 600,000+ plants and 200 million+ plant images. The app recognizes nearly all species encountered in public gardens and is available in 37 languages. To date, there have been more than 25 million downloads.

App Details


Android, iPad, iPhone





Life Skills


In-App Purchases - Yes

In-App Advertising - No


PlantSnap, Inc.

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Instantly identify plants of all kinds: flowers, trees, succulents, mushrooms, cacti and more! PlantSnap is the revolutionary plant identification app from built to help you identify plants in a snap. Connect with fellow nature enthusiasts around the world and share your snaps with PlantSnappers worldwide!

Share pictures of the plants you snap on our PlantSnappers Social Feed. Join over 35 million plant & nature lovers in 200+ countries, get plant care and gardening tips and share your pics!

PlantSnap is free to use but requires an email registration. Your email login is used to store your anonymous photos and plant details in your own secure PlantSnap account, allow you to access your account on any device including your laptop or computer, and secure the PlantSnap servers from hackers.

Users on iOS12 & 13 can experience instant plant recognition, no framing or snapping required! Simply tap a detected plant on your device for information on the plant in a real-time Augmented Reality view. PlantSnap now works in every country on Earth and is translated into 30 languages! Our database has been upgraded to over 625,000 plants, trees, mushrooms and more, and the algorithm is now 94% accurate.

PlantSnap is powered by deep learning and artificial intelligence, meaning that it actually learns and improves with every image you feed it.

PlantSnap Features:

PlantSnappers Social Feed
• Share your photos and discoveries
• See photos and posts of incredible, rare plants
• Share tips and ask advice on gardening and plant care
• Connect with a global PlantSnapper community

Identify Plants with Your Camera
• Instantly learn the name of plants, flowers and trees with a picture!
• Open the PlantSnap app, snap a photo, and watch the PlantSnap Database name the plant in seconds.

Auto-Detect Plants to Identify
• PlantSnap automatically tells you when a plant is framed well
• Tap the screen where the flower is highlighted for the most accurate results

Augmented Reality Plant Identification (requires iOS12)
• Watch amazing Augmented Reality animations over a plant
• View information on a plant through an AR interface

Plant Database
• There are currently 625,000 plants, trees and mushrooms in our worldwide database
• PlantSnap currently has 90% of all known plant species on Earth in our database, and we continue to train more species into our algorithm every month

Plant Identification & Learning Algorithms
• Our algorithm is retrained and improved every month using the 200,000+ anonymous images taken by our users every day
• PlantSnap will update automatically for you every time we add a new batch of species, no additional fees required

Discover the World Around You
• Use the Explore section to view every anonymous photo taken with the PlantSnap app anywhere on the entire planet
• Build a library of every plant, tree or flower you've snapped

PlantSnap Subscription
• Unlimited snaps
• Reach botanists directly
• Global explore map
• Ad-free
• View your collection from the app on the web at

Subscription Policy

You can subscribe to a monthly or yearly subscription. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to Account Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription, where applicable.

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