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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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shstuddard

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April 30, 2016 03:38 PM EDT

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shstuddard

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April 30, 2016 03:38 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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srall

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April 27, 2016

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shstuddard

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April 30, 2016 03:38 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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samanthasaez

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April 22, 2016

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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lindsayygraham

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April 28, 2016 09:10 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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kpmcfarland

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April 22, 2016 11:07 AM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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akshathumesh

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April 24, 2016

Description

Green Lichen growing on a tree branch along with moss. Seen growing wild on a domesticated plant.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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pbeshear

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April 23, 2016 01:00 PM CDT

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Greenish organism living on dead tree branch

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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eattaway92

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April 23, 2016 01:13 PM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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April 21, 2016 08:59 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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naturalist1214

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April 20, 2016 02:22 PM EDT
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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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