What kind of tree is that? What kind of cactus is that? For the last 5 years I have been trying to find the answer for things growing in my own backyard.

The answer to these questions in Colorado just got a whole lot easier to find out. A group at Colorado State University has created a free mobile app to help identify shrubs, trees, cacti and woody plants. The app is called CO Woody Plants.

Download on Apple iOS  Download on Google Play

This app could also come in very handy for identifying things along hiking trails and such.