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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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January 22, 2017 12:05 PM EST

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January 22, 2017 09:25 AM EST

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January 11, 2017 10:02 AM EST

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January 21, 2017 10:28 AM EST

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January 19, 2017 11:39 AM CST

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January 19, 2017 10:13 AM EST

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January 19, 2017 10:06 AM EST

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January 15, 2017 10:29 AM 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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