Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • English
    • Common Greenshield Lichen
    • Common green shield lichen
  • Scientific Names
    • Flavoparmelia caperata

Guide Colors

   

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Flickr invite link »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

metsa

Date

July 20, 2014 04:51 PM PDT

Description

Pale green

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

justjohn

Date

July 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

metsa

Date

July 2, 2014 08:31 AM PDT

Description

On Magnolia tree

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

metsa

Date

June 27, 2014 07:10 PM PDT

Description

On rock at top of tank hill, after 3 days of fog

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

metsa

Date

June 27, 2014 07:08 PM PDT

Description

on wooden fence

Photos / Sounds

What

Common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

metsa

Date

June 22, 2014 05:17 PM PDT

Description

Greenish color lichen (not the blue tone of the macro photos)

Photos / Sounds

What

Common green shield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

metsa

Date

June 15, 2014 01:15 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

srall

Date

June 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

June 13, 2014

Description

This circular foliose lichen was seen on a Manzanita branch.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

lyudakim

Date

June 10, 2014

Description

- foliose lichen;
- bluish-lavender;
- shape resembles that of an oak leaf;
- found on a fallen Indian plum (Oemleria cerasiformis) branch.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

tomv

Date

June 1, 2014 12:32 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

tomv

Date

June 1, 2014 12:30 PM PDT
View all observations

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...

No range data available.