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LEAFSNAP - A New App for IPhones Identifies Trees by Leaves

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Leafsnap, a new mobile app that identifies plants by leaf shape, is launched by Smithsonian and collaborators!

The Smithsonian Institution, Columbia University and the University of Maryland have pooled their expertise to create the world's first plant identification mobile app using visual search--Leafsnap. This electronic field guide allows users to identify tree species simply by taking a photograph of the tree's leaves. In addition to the species name, Leafsnap provides high-resolution photographs and information about the tree's flowers, fruit, seeds and bark--giving the user a comprehensive understanding of the species.

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