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

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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charlie

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May 19, 2015 11:25 AM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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kbrunette

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May 16, 2015 09:38 AM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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atur

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May 16, 2015

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Flavoparmenia caperata Flavoparmelia caperata

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mattiamenchetti

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May 7, 2015 02:44 PM CEST

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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daviserica_112

Date

May 2, 2015

Description

Found on a branch fallen to the ground.

Area was shady but weather was clear and warm.

Area found there was lots of greenery around.

Texture was hard dry and flacky feeling

Color was light green and white.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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amybird

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April 29, 2015 07:06 PM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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andrewmccarthy

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April 24, 2015 10:48 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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akruger90

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April 24, 2015 04:43 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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lgraf

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April 23, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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vilseskog

Date

April 5, 2015

Description

Flavoparmelia?

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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joshualincoln

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April 18, 2015

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common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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charlie

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November 22, 2012 01:28 PM EST
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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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