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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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rlangford

Date

September 25, 2016 05:36 PM EDT

Description

Multiple lichen species found on dead ash tree.

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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averyparadise

Date

September 23, 2016 01:23 PM PDT

Description

Shield lichen on a sandstone with other kinds of lichen too!

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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metsa

Date

September 16, 2016 01:00 PM PDT

Description

on Paper Birch

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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ladynaturalist

Date

September 18, 2016 03:14 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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noor

Date

September 18, 2016 04:52 PM EDT

Description

With the lobes

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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shandy2

Date

September 18, 2016 04:44 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Deep green

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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olivia31

Date

September 17, 2016 09:22 AM EDT

Description

White-green lichen

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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rhea2

Date

September 16, 2016 02:34 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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etmartin

Date

September 16, 2016 02:33 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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egtichenor23

Date

September 16, 2016 02:07 PM EDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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sydneysiwinski

Date

September 15, 2016 02:39 PM EDT

Description

green lichen on a fallen tree, cracking off appearance, sea foam color, one grouping of lichen extends about 1-2 feet long, some patches of darker green moss near the lichen

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

mirandasnow

Date

September 15, 2016 03:03 PM EDT

Description

Lichen

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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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