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    • Flavoparmelia caperata
    • Parmelia caperata
    • Parmelia cylisphora
    • Parmelia flavicans
    • Parmelia herreana
    • Parmelia negativa
    • Pseudoparmelia caperata
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    • Parmélia‑verde
  • English
    • Common Greenshield Lichen
    • Common green shield lichen

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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calopteryx

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August 22, 2015 10:01 AM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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celticcail

Date

August 26, 2015 11:40 AM EDT

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The greenish one, not the bluer ones.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jaykeller

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July 25, 2015 04:57 PM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jwalewski

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August 21, 2015 07:53 AM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jwalewski

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August 11, 2015 12:34 PM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jwalewski

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August 9, 2015 04:29 PM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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bjoelle

Date

July 30, 2015 09:46 AM PDT

Description

Flat, lt. green/gry hue, growing on rock, seemed to be the most common or most prolific on these boulders. Throughout, crater-like cups stood out with a brownish interior. Several can be seen in this photo.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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beavigal

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July 24, 2015 05:00 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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beavigal

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July 25, 2015 12:55 PM GST

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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colleenm

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July 24, 2015 09:30 AM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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July 21, 2015

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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July 21, 2015
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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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