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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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What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jane-demeter

Date

July 4, 2015 02:34 PM NZST

Description

3-5mm

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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tom_carlberg

Date

March 26, 2015

Place

Marin (Google, OSM)

Description

"On Quercus chrysolepis trunk bark. Mid-late mature dwarf forest chaparral of Arctostaphylos spp. /Quercus chrysolepis/Quercus agrifolia/Torreya californica; occasional Chrysolepis chrysophylla. "

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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ajwacaser

Date

June 27, 2015 10:51 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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fungjustin_112

Date

June 24, 2015

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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willfreyman

Date

June 21, 2015 02:52 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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paigemorris

Date

the past

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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michaelnj

Date

April 6, 2015 03:45 PM HST

Description

Growing on Quercus alba branch.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Date

May 23, 2015 12:29 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

metsa

Date

May 19, 2015 07:45 PM EDT

Description

Yellow green upper surface, dark lower surface
On park bench
Not much lichen in DC city!

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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charlie

Date

May 19, 2015 11:25 AM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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kbrunette

Date

May 16, 2015 09:38 AM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

atur

Date

May 16, 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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