PlantBook 1.2.0

dotnet add package PlantBook --version 1.2.0                
NuGet\Install-Package PlantBook -Version 1.2.0                
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="PlantBook" Version="1.2.0" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add PlantBook --version 1.2.0                
#r "nuget: PlantBook, 1.2.0"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install PlantBook as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=PlantBook&version=1.2.0

// Install PlantBook as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=PlantBook&version=1.2.0                


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What does it do?

This library adds support for the PlantBook API. See for more info.


You will need to create a account on and generate a ClientId and Secret.


Searching for plants:

var plantbook = new PlantBook(new("auth cliend id", "auth secret"));
var searchResult = await plantbook.SearchAsync("pancake");


// Output:
//   Pilea peperomioides

Get more info about a plant:

var plantbook = new PlantBook(new("auth cliend id", "auth secret"));
var plant = await plantbook.GetAsync("pilea peperomioides");


// Output:
//   pancake plant
//   10


public interface IPlantBook
    /// <summary>
    /// Create new user plant or modify public plant
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="plant"><display_pid>: Scientific name of the plant. Based on this attribute <pid> (Plant ID) attribute will be automatically generated by lowering case of this attribute.
    /// E.g: <display_pid>="Tomato Red" will result in <pid>="tomato red"</param>
    Task<Plant> CreateAsync(Plant plant, CancellationToken cancellationToken = default);

    /// <summary>
    /// Delete plant from user-plants. Public-plants cannot be removed.
    /// </summary>
    Task DeleteAsync(string pid, CancellationToken cancellationToken = default);

    /// <summary>
    /// Retrieve plant details using "pid" (Plant ID)
    /// </summary>
    Task<Plant> GetDetailsAsync(string pid, CancellationToken cancellationToken = default);

    /// <summary>
    /// Search any occurrences of text in "display_pid" and "alias" fields.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="alias">search string - MINIMUM LENGHT is 3 characters</param>
    /// <param name="userplant">true - search and return only user-plants, false - search and return only public-plants, if omitted - combined search across user and public plants</param>
    Task<SearchResult> SearchAsync(string alias, int? offset = null, int? limit = null, bool? userplant = null, CancellationToken cancellationToken = default);

    /// <summary>
    /// Method updates either user-plant or public-plant using JSON payload. User-plant is attempted to update first. If user-plant not found then API searches 'pid' in public-plants. If found in public-plants then the public plant will be cloned and saved as user-plant with requested changes.
    /// </summary>
    Task<Plant> UpdateAsync(Plant plant, CancellationToken cancellationToken = default);

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.NET net6.0 is compatible.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 was computed.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 is compatible.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-browser was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
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Version Downloads Last updated
1.2.0 97 4/18/2024
1.1.0 343 3/23/2023
1.0.0 224 2/25/2023