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  • English
    • common greenshield lichen
    • common green shield lichen
  • Scientific Names
    • Flavoparmelia caperata
    • Parmelia caperata
    • Parmelia cylisphora
    • Parmelia flavicans
    • Parmelia herreana
    • Parmelia negativa
    • Pseudoparmelia caperata
  • Portuguese
    • Parmélia‑verde

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common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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bbunny

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December 3, 2016 10:19 AM PST

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On mountain mahogany

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dakota10

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November 22, 2016

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gtguy

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December 3, 2016 03:22 PM CST

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common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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c_michael_hogan

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December 2, 2016 10:56 AM PST

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This foliose lichen was seen growing on a living oak twig.

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oak

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December 3, 2016 09:33 AM CST

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fyn_kynd

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November 24, 2016 03:44 PM EST

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wildmarin

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November 28, 2016 01:53 PM PST

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srall

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November 30, 2016 09:09 AM EST

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srall

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November 30, 2016 09:09 AM EST

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shudan

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November 21, 2016 02:50 PM EST

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kirkmona

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November 28, 2016 02:34 PM CST

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jackson_m

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November 28, 2016 12:39 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Flavoparmelia caperata, the common greenshield lichen, is a medium to large foliose lichen that has a very distinctive pale yellow green upper cortex when dry. The rounded lobes, measuring 3–8 mm (0.1–0.3 in) wide, usually have patches of granular soredia arising from pustules. The lobes of the thallus may be smooth, but quite often have a wrinkled appearance especially in older specimens. The lower surface is black except for a brown margin; rhizomes attached to the lower surface...

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