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

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Recent observations

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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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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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bouveriebio

Date

February 6, 2013

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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allieaaa

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

On redwood bark, covering about 4 square inches. Very large and flat leaves.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jenniferhuynh

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

In the plot, there were lichen on the loose branches in that area. The plot had partial shade and partial sunlight.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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metsa

Date

July 20, 2014 04:51 PM PDT

Description

Pale green

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common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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justjohn

Date

July 14, 2014

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common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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metsa

Date

July 2, 2014 08:31 AM PDT

Description

On Magnolia tree

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common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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metsa

Date

June 27, 2014 07:10 PM PDT

Description

On rock at top of tank hill, after 3 days of fog

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

metsa

Date

June 27, 2014 07:08 PM PDT

Description

on wooden fence

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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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