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    • Common Greenshield Lichen
    • Common green shield lichen
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    • Flavoparmelia caperata

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common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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everettjohns

Date

October 23, 2014

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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rebeccafay

Date

September 27, 2014 10:43 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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dpom

Date

September 25, 2014 10:38 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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metsa

Date

September 24, 2014 07:58 AM PDT

Description

On rock in full sun, light pale green, soredia. Lower surface: brown edges with dark rhizines

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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gemlee33

Date

September 20, 2014 10:49 AM EDT

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christinamazza

Date

September 7, 2014 03:03 PM EDT

Description

Common Greenshield. Found on a red oak tree base in the shade.

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vivianewahba

Date

September 7, 2014 11:40 AM EDT

Description

On a corpus rubra tree. Don't get nutrients from the tree. Only use it to grow

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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lauramorganclark

Date

September 2, 2014 02:36 PM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 09:05 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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metsa

Date

August 9, 2014 01:08 PM PDT

Description

dark underneath

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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metsa

Date

August 9, 2014 01:10 PM PDT

Description

Too high up to check underneath

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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robberfly

Date

August 3, 2014 10:51 AM PDT
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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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