The Pocket Guide UK Grasses is an ideal guide to help identify around 100 UK Grasses, Rushes, Reeds and Sedges useful for gardeners, walkers or ramblers, school field studies or perhaps for lake wardens or even to help with ideas for interesting pond plantings.
• List around 100 Grasses, Rushes/Reeds and Sedges found across the United Kingdom
• Categorise plants by Family, Genus, Type, BNVC
• Includes thumbnail images along with English and Binomial names
• Detail page for every plant with useful information
- nb. Characteristics, alternative names, flowering months etc
• Also includes details of Butterfly larval food plants
• Full colour photo for every plant
• Select photo to use pinch to zoom
• Find plants by text searching or filtering. eg. look for plants with blue flowers.
- nb. Wildcards are supported, your custom notes can also be searched
• Picture gallery view
- nb. Select image to view detail page
• Unique Colour finder, find by distinctive colour features
• Specialised Glossary
• Useful Website and other References View
• Locate some entries on an interactive map, eg. KEW Gardens, Millennium Seed Bank, Eden Project.
- nb. More locations will be added as we continue to develop this app further.
• Easily bookmark search results or individual entries to the bookmark view
• Add your own Custom Notes to ANY entry with the handy edit feature
• Twitter and Facebook post notes to your wall or feed
Other useful utilities are included to help when you are out Gardening or Rambling such as
• A Range and Height Finder.
• UK day and night weather prediction view for around the next 5 days.
- nb. use the map to set the location pin.
• Moon phases for the next 70 days.
- nb. Northern Hemisphere only.
• Sunrise/Sunset, Moon Rise/Set and Twilight Start/Set.
- nb. set your location on the map and GMT offset as required.
Installing the data
• CHECK DATABASE function to install or update data as necessary.
We are happy to consider including new features and any locations for the interactive maps in future releases.
Please contact us to discuss the app, ask support questions or make suggestions for improvements using any of the following.
• Webpage Contact Us Support Form
• In App Contact Us Support Email
• Support Email Address
• Support and News forums for each app
Advertising your Facility or Business
• Please contact us to discuss if you would like to have your facility included on the interactive map, especially if your business or facility relates to for example Gardening, Nature Activity Centre etc.
• Please contact the developers if you would like to consider producing a customised Pocket Guide specifically for your facility.
• This App DOES NOT require an internet connection to work for basic features
• All images are saved to the applications library/plists folders for reuse as required by associated license agreement where stated, where no license is stated image reuse is not permitted please contact the developers to discuss.
• We cannot answer questions on the appstore, please contact us directly with any support questions or issues.
• Please let us know if we have missed any UK Grass, Rush or Sedge entries that would be useful to you so we can add them in later versions.
Icon image attribution: By Kim Hansen (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Source image: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eriophorum_angustifolium_upernavik_2007-08-01_1.jpg