Richard Old's ImagesTitle: President
Organization: XID Services, Inc.
Country: United States
Dr. Richard Old has been the weed identification specialist for Washington State University since 1976. He is the author of the 1,000 Weeds of North America on interactive CD and the 1,200 Weeds of the 48 States and Adjacent Canada on interactive DVD. The images on the Bugwood site were taken from these products. Dr. Old is a renowned national and international speaker on the subject of interactive plant identification and forensic botany. He is also the president and founder of XID Services, Inc. which creates interactive identification software for the identification of any group of objects or organisms. The XID software has been used for a number of interactive identification projects including the creation of the largest interactive identification database for plants ever created. This database created by Flora Id Northwest(www.Flora-ID-Northwest.com)consists of the entire native and naturalized flora of sixteen states and four Canadian provinces.