close up Blue Morpho Butterfly with blue wings with black edges on a pink flower

Advancing the Appreciation of Insects

Curious about just what species of butterflies are currently in flight at the Gardens? Our web browser- and Android smartphone-based app will be able to tell you exactly what you can see at the in the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing every day. The app will allow you to …

  • Identify butterflies using a trait-based system.
  • Know exactly what butterflies and how many are in flight in the Butterfly Wing.
  • View pictures of all species of butterflies in flight at Reiman Gardens.
  • Identify Iowa native butterflies.
  • The RG Butterfly App was prepared with support of the Resource Enhancement and Protection Conservation Education Program (REAP CEP). ¬†However, any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the REAP CEP Board.

The Reiman Gardens Butterfly App can be accessed   by visiting