Gallery: The Leafsnap App Helps You Identify Every Tree in NYC

Like any good app, Leafsnap connects you to a larger picture. As you snap photos, the information is sent to a community of scientists who will use the information to map and monitor the population and growth of trees around the country. While the app is specific to the Northeast right now, soon the app will include information on all tree species found in the United States.

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  1. bowvine September 29, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    I have just tried the app with 8 different leaves that I know, e.g., lilac, sugar maple, forsythia, etc., and results came back with about 10 different answers, none of which were correct.

  2. cyborgsix November 15, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    A Google Goggles/TinEye focused (*heh*) on plants. Cool.
    And @Fer Servadu…From Leafsnap’s “About” page, FAQ section:

    When will there be an Android version of Leafsnap?
    We have one under development, but since the app is free and the work is being done by volunteers, we do not have a release date, nor a firm guess as to when this will be.

  3. Fer Servadu October 31, 2011 at 8:35 am

    You should mention that this app is only available for iPhones & iPads. No Android ;_;