Nature App - North America
“An offline nature guide in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish for all outdoor enthusiasts. Thanks to its simple operation and functions, it can also be used by families on hikes and excursions without prior knowledge.”
Nature Free - North America
Discover and experience more than 750 plant and animal species of North America with more than 1300 images and 80 animal voices.
Species lists included in the free version can be used without restriction. Advertisements can be displayed.
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Easily recognize, identify species and receive information.
Contained species lists - flora : flowering plants trees and shrubs, mushrooms ferns lichens and mosses. - fauna : mammals, birds, insects, reptiles and amphibians, fishes, invertebrates. - Search filters for: fruits, traces, clutches, larvae and caterpillars.
All important functions are available offline for use as a nature guide on the go. Further information can be found online.
Feedback, error messages or suggestions for improvement are welcome.
The identification is made via the images of the species lists which you can restrict using the "Search + Filter" function.
Text search by name, scientific name and group in the currently displayed list.
[ Search + Filter ]
Use only a part of composite names for the text search, since there are often different spellings.
Do not use too many criteria together, which often produces unusable results. Choose only a few clear criteria that you can extend step by step if necessary. Also try to change your defined criteria, as these are not always clear. For example, colour, shape and drawing can vary or the classification can be subjective. You can report us wrongly classified criteria via "Improve entry".
The leaf-arrangement and leaf-shape usually refers to the upper leaves. Unless there are only basal leaves. With pinnated leaves, it is not the leaflets that are decisive, but always the whole leaves.
With many small, densely arranged individual flowers you should also look under panicles or ears-like and vice versa when large flowers are in panicles etc.
The size refers to the maximum achievable size of a species. Individuals can also be smaller. This should be taken into account when searching for size.
When using the search filters for fruits, traces, clutches, larvae and caterpillars, please note that all other search criteria refer to the adult form or the plant itself.
Species can be temporarily marked for later research or as favorites using the heart symbol on the detailed description. These lists can be lost when you update or delete the application data.
The warning symbol only indicates you to check this species for possible dangers in the description and other technical literature. A missing warning symbol does not indicate that a species is edible or harmless.
Available animal voices can be played via the sound symbol. If necessary, increase the volume for media.
Select an image for full screen view.
Select the text size symbol to enlarge the text.
[ Improve entry ]
You will be redirected to our website where you can report mistakes or available content and make suggestions for corrections. You can also suggest species for inclusion by entering its name. They will probably only be provided in the extended paid version. It is not necessary to provide personal data.
The language icons on the main page can be used to define the preferred language of the app if this differs from the settings of your device.
Language of the data contents can be changed temporarily via the language symbol of the detailed description.
In the settings under (Info) you can delete favorite lists and change the second language.
In case of problems, you can delete the data of this application in the device settings or uninstall it completely and then reinstall it. This reloads the database and, if necessary, downloads media files. This operation deletes all saved favorites.