The FLORA OF VIRGINIA app is a complete guide for learning about the plants of Virginia, whether a wildflower from a weedy roadside, a shrub from a coastal dune, or a tree from a deep Appalachian hollow. The app does not need an Internet connection to run, so you can use it no matter where your wanderings take you.

The FLORA OF VIRGINIA app is based on the FLORA OF VIRGINIA book, published by the Flora of Virginia Project in partnership with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. The book was the first comprehensive flora offered for Virginia in exactly 250 years. The app and the book describe nearly 3,200 plant species native to or naturalized in Virginia in nearly 200 families.

The FLORA OF VIRGINIA app contains everything people love from the book, and even more. It combines information from several other ecological data sets with the FLORA’s own data, including moisture regime, light regime, level of invasiveness, state and global rareness rankings, and listings as rare or endangered. Emphasis is on habitats, ecological earmarks of natives. Also appealing, of course, are the app’s portability and update-ability. And a unique, simple Graphic Key! This combination of features makes it a hit with much younger users, especially 6–12 students who might otherwise have their Flora experience limited to a few handouts in the classroom.

Additional app features include:
- Original illustrations and photos aiding in plant identification.
- Range maps for quick reference.
- Ability to filter plants based on user's geo-location.
- Ability to arrange plants by scientific name, common name, genus name, or family name.
- "Plant Discovery and Documentation in Virginia," a guide to the history of botanical exploration in Virginia.
- "The Nature of the Virginia Flora," a section that clarifies the ways in which geology, climate, and biology together create the rich, complex plant life in the state, with fine color photography illustrating key habitat types.
- "Learning the Virginia Flora: 50 Sites for Productive Field Botany," a brief guide to some of Virginia's botanizing hot spots.

The Flora of Virginia Project was initiated in 2001 to steer creation of the first comprehensive reference work on the native and naturalized plants of Virginia. For more information about the Flora of Virginia Project, please visit www.floraofvirginia.org.
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What's New

- Fixed typo in the common name "partridge-berry."
- Corrected errors in dichotomous key where link to a plant did not go to anything (2 types of Iris verna).
- On Galium sherardia the search character had the leaves as entire rather than serrate-hispid.
- Updated Glossary so that when user's taps search, it searches the glossary terms rather than scientific names.
- Targeted API 26 per Google's recommendation.
- Added missing range maps.
- Updated supporters screen.
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
Updated
June 19, 2018
Size
37M
Installs
100+
Current Version
1.61
Requires Android
5.0 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
High Country Apps, LLC
Developer
3940 Graf Street Bozeman, MT 59715 USA
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