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Create virtual plants with L-PyLink

To create virtual plants you can use the L-Py library that implement L-systems in Python with an integrated visual development environment to facilitate the creation of plant models.

L-systems are a mathematical framework for modeling growth of plants. You can learn more about the L-systems on the official documentation.

Getting startedLink

The official L-Py documentation can be found here:

Install with conda:

conda create -n lpy openalea.lpy -c fredboudon -c conda-forge

Then, you need to activate the lpy environment

conda activate lpy

Finally, you can start L-Py with:


Training coursesLink


  • a first contact with python language.
  • laptop or computer with Linux, MacOS (or possibly windows).