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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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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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kpmcfarland

Date

July 24, 2016 08:06 PM EDT

Description

On stones on old rock wall

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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carrieseltzer

Date

July 23, 2016 02:38 PM EDT

Description

The more greenish one. I put the more grayish one in for comparison (I observed that the day before).

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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reynoldsj13

Date

July 24, 2016 01:22 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Date

July 8, 2016 10:42 AM EDT

Place

Ohio, US (Google, OSM)

Description

On soil

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jwalewski

Date

July 9, 2016 09:41 AM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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ytorres3

Date

June 14, 2016 11:39 AM PDT

Description

Found this at knights Ferry

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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sochoa0529

Date

June 14, 2016

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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rustyniknax

Date

June 27, 2016 10:30 AM PDT

Description

On landscape Quercus

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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hfabian

Date

June 26, 2016

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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ttadevosyan

Date

June 26, 2016 03:07 PM EDT

Description

On the trunk, Cortex w. Usnic acid (KC+) Yellowish, Medulla with Protocetraric Acid (PD+) red

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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sjhopkins

Date

June 18, 2016

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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colin_murray

Date

June 25, 2016 12:10 PM CDT

Description

Assiniboine Park Winnipeg. On live Oak.

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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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