"Did the people remember Dr. [Augustine] Henry? Did they know the K'ung-tung (local name of Davidia)? To these and similar questions they pleasantly answered in the affirmative. Would someone guide me to the tree? Certainly!" Recalling E. H. Wilson's search for the dove tree in China in 1899.
Have you seen this?
where nature takes root
American Public Gardens Association is excited to announce the official debut of a new partnership with plant identification app, PlantSnap. This new initiative will help build the most comprehensive database of plant photos in the world by empowering garden visitors to become citizen scientists in their own communities.
PlantSnap gives a person anywhere on Earth a new way to explore the natural world in their everyday life. The open source plant database features 600,000+ plants and 200 million+ plant images. The app recognizes nearly all species encountered in public gardens! The app has been downloaded by over 25 million people around the world and is used in roughly 245 countries.
Visit PlantSnap for tutorials, support, downloads, and more.