Plants of Concern 4+

Chicago Botanic Garden

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 1 Rating
    • Free



Help save rare plants and natural habitats! Plants of Concern mobile app guides volunteers through the step-by-step data collection process for rare plant monitoring. Use your phone or tablet to access your plant assignments, view previous reports, navigate to subpopulations, and record data. No paper form or GPS unit needed. Plants of Concern community scientists annually assess rare plant populations, threats, and habitat data for rare plant conservation. 

Get involved at

Use your mobile device to:
- Connect to your Plants of Concern account with cell service/wifi
- Work in the field with or without cell service
- View previous reports
- Navigate to subpopulations using in-app GPS feature
- Collect new or edit existing GPS coordinates
- Collect subpopulation & habitat data
- Edit lists of associate species
- Submit monitoring data & photos

What’s New

Version 1.0.53

Minor app updates
- Adds progress bar when submitting reports

Ratings and Reviews

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App Privacy

The developer, Chicago Botanic Garden, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • User Content

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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