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

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Common green shield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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March 23, 2015

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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andrewmccarthy

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April 24, 2015 10:48 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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akruger90

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April 24, 2015 04:43 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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lgraf

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April 23, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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vilseskog

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April 5, 2015

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Flavoparmelia?

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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joshualincoln

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April 18, 2015

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common greenshield lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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charlie

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November 22, 2012 01:28 PM EST

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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charlie

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April 12, 2015 02:02 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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npollock66

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April 11, 2015

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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April 11, 2015 01:03 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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charlie

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April 1, 2015 12:11 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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michaelcobballen

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March 28, 2015 09:56 AM EDT

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Common green shield?

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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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