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    • Common green shield lichen
    • Common Greenshield Lichen
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    • Flavoparmelia caperata

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Recent observations

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Observer

bdolney

Date

September 28, 2013 10:58 AM EDT

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c_michael_hogan

Date

April 3, 2014

Description

This foliose lichen was seen in adnate form on the trunk of a large and old A. manzanita.

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What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

psmeepiphytes

Date

March 28, 2014

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

marie_antoine

Date

March 28, 2014 09:44 PM PDT

Description

Common in mid upper crown of redwood. Voucher from 73m.

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tom_carlberg

Date

March 29, 2014

Description

On conifer litterfall on south facing slope below open-grown Douglas fir tree.

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What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 28, 2014 01:30 PM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

marisa

Date

March 26, 2014

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What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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leslie_flint

Date

March 17, 2014

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What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

sarahr

Date

March 15, 2014

Place

Hiltons Va (Google, OSM)

Description

Lichen found on a tree branch.

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Observer

guiltyascharged

Date

March 7, 2014 03:36 PM PST

Description

foliose lichen an oak tree

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What

Common green shield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

dlimandri

Date

March 4, 2014

Description

A patch of lichen growing on a tree just off the path.

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What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

susanelliott

Date

February 24, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Flavoparmelia caperata or common greenshield lichen (from Lichens of North America) 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...

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