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PlantPlaces.com Android™ App

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Watch: Search by Color with the PlantPlaces.com Android™ app

Sign up for a PlantPlaces.com Mobile Account Here. Next, specify the username you chose in Preferences -> Username on PlantPlaces.com Mobile. Then you can upload your GPS plant list and view your Sustainability Report Card.

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What can you do with the PlantPlaces.com Android™ app?

As plant professionals, we don't work behind desks.  We work where the action is.  We deserve an app that works as hard as we work, and works where we work.  Forget about writing notes down in the field and entering them into a spreadsheet later - PlantPlaces.com Android™ has what you need, all on your Android™ device!  If you have your phone with you, no matter where you are, you have the power of PlantPlaces.com.  Some features even work when you don't have connection to a data network.

PlantPlaces.com Android™ App Start Screen

  • Search by Color
    • Take a picture, or open a picture that you already have on your phone, and PlantPlaces.com Android™ will show you the top 12 colors in that picture.
    • Select one of those colors, and PlantPlaces.com Android™  will show you a list of plants that have that color.
    • Select a plant from the list, and PlantPlaces.com will show you details of the plant that you selected.
  • Advanced Search
    • Search by color AND bloom date and several other factors.
  • View a Map of Plants Near You
    • Using your current GPS location, PlantPlaces.com shows plants around you.
  • GPS a Plant
    • Add a plant to your personal plant collection.
    • Collect plant information, GPS location, and a picture
  • View Your Plant Collection
    • View the plants that you have GPSed.
    • View a picture of the plant.
    • Link to the details page on PlantPlaces.com
  • Help, How to Use
    • You're here now!
  • Change Your Preferences
    • Set a username so that you can upload plants to www.PlantPlaces.com
  • Visit www.PlantPlaces.com
    • The full website has it all!

Search by Color

Do you want PlantPlaces.com to search a new photo, or an existing image on your phone?

Search by Color

Take a Picture

Select a photo

Or, select a photo from the list.

Select a photo

We found these colors!

PlantPlaces.com Android™ finds popular colors

Which plant do you want?

Plant Results

Here are your plants!

Plant with Matching Colors

Plant with Matching Colors

Plant with Matching Colors

Use the Advanced Search to search by color AND bloom date, and several other factors.

Advanced Plant Search

View a Map of Plants Near You

The map will find you at your current location, and place points on the map that represent plants.

Map of Plant GPS

Tap one of the plants to see its details on PlantPlaces.com.

See details of GPSed Plants

Build Your Own Plant Collection

GPS a Plant

  • Latitude and Longitude update automatically, from your phone.
    • It updates every 60 seconds, but you can make that more or less frequent, by changing a value in the "Preferences" menu.
    • To conserve battery life, press the [Pause GPS] button.  It will then change to show [Start GPS].  Press [Start GPS] to restart the GPS service.  You can press [Pause GPS] and then immediately press [Start GPS] to request an immediate GPS update.
  • Select a Plant - Press the button to use the Advanced Search feature.  This will let you search the PlantPlaces.com database for plants.  The specimen that you create is then automatically linked to that plant!
    • The PlantPlaces.com database has nearly 2000 plants (Genus, Species, Cultivar combinations.)  If we don't have a plant that you would like to add to your collection, you can add it directly on your phone!
  • Where is the plant? Description of Plant: enter any values you wish.
  • Save to Phone: Save this to your own plant collection!
  • Show Saved: Show your plant collection.
  • Upload: upload your entire plant collection to PlantPlaces.com, if you have an account with PlantPlaces.com
  • Take Photo: take a photo of this plant.
  • Site: If you have multiple plant collections, you can select the collection for this plant here.

View Your Plant Collection

View plants that you have saved. 

View a list of plants you have GPSed and saved.

 Click on a specimen to see any information you saved

  • GPS, plant name (Genus, Species, Cultivar, Common), photo, etc.
  • Show on Map will show this specimen on a map.
  • Plant Details shows this plant's details on www.PlantPlaces.com.
  • Upload will upload this specimen to www.PlantPlaces.com, if you have an account.
  • Hide will remove this specimen from your plant collection.

See details of plants in your own collection.

Click a link to see the detail of this plant at www.PlantPlaces.com.

PlantPlaces.com Plant Details

Sustainability Report Card

When you upload your Plant Collection to PlantPlaces.com, you can see your Sustainability Report Card: a report on the sustainability ratings of the plants in your collection.

First, you must

  1. Sign up for a PlantPlaces.com Mobile Account
  2. Download the PlantPlaces.com Mobile app on your Android™ phone
  3. Specify the username you chose in Preferences -> Username on PlantPlaces.com Mobile
  4. Navigate to http://www.plantplaces.com/perl/sustainabilityreport.pl, and enter your username in the box provided.
  5. Your personal sustainability report card

Preferences

You're in control.  You can change what you want to change on PlantPlaces.com.  Or, you can simply not do anything and use the default values that have been provided for you.

PlantPlaces.com Mobile Preferences

  • GPS refresh interval
    • By default, the GPS refreshes every 60 seconds.  You can make that shorter if you want more frequent updates, or longer to conserve battery life.
  • Username
    • If you want to upload your plant collections to PlantPlaces.com, sign up for an account on PlantPlaces.com, and specify your username here.
  • Add GPS to pictures
    • When you take a picture, PlantPlaces.com Mobile can automatically record the GPS location where the picture was taken.
  • Image Name
    • When you take a picture, PlantPlaces.com Mobile will start with the name specified here, then add a timestamp, to make the image name unique.

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