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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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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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beavigal

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July 24, 2015 05:00 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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beavigal

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July 25, 2015 12:55 PM GST

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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colleenm

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July 24, 2015 09:30 AM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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July 21, 2015

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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July 21, 2015

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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kaia

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July 15, 2015

Description

Growing on fallen branch in redwood duff. Underneath redwood and tan oak tree. Sorry for the small amount of photos the rest I got were blurry.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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July 16, 2015 09:17 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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johnnybirder

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November 6, 2012

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jwalewski

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July 13, 2015 06:41 PM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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stevendefreitas

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July 14, 2015 05:01 PM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jwalewski

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July 8, 2015 02:10 PM CDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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jwalewski

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July 5, 2015 10:25 AM CDT
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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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