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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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rcurtis

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February 7, 2016 04:01 PM EST

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cosmiccat

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February 7, 2016

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February 7, 2016 10:26 AM EST

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phylocode

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March 8, 2013 01:15 PM PST

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cosmiccat

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January 18, 2016

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dominic

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January 16, 2016

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Found on a log.

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cosmiccat

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January 2, 2016

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nataliemhowe

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December 15, 2015 12:07 PM EST

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nataliemhowe

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December 15, 2015 12:04 PM EST

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January 2, 2014 08:17 AM EST

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December 15, 2015 12:04 PM EST

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nataliemhowe

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December 15, 2015 10:26 AM 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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