Tree I.D. Made Easy

photo of a flowering tree and a woman

Virginia Tech University’s vTree can help you identify more than 1000 woody plants from all over North America. Each tree entry contains a fact-sheet that provides an in-depth description, range map, and color images.

The app is free and can be found in the Apple store here or in the Google play store here.

Key Features include:

  • More than 1000 woody plants from all over North America
  • Over 6,500 color photographs of leaves, flowers, fruit, twig, bark, form, and range map for each species
  • In depth description of all plant parts
  • Narrows species list based on your location and elevation using the phones GPS, network signal or user entered location
  • Search for species by a key word, e.g. maple
  • Identify species by answering a series of simple questions. A picture is displayed showing what is being asked.
  • Navigate between species with a push of a button.
  • Send a tree question to “Dr. Dendro” a tree expert at Virginia Tech