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    • Parmelia sulcata
  • English
    • Shield Lichen
    • Hammered Shield Lichen
  • Finnish
    • raidanisokarve

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Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

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danieb23

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November 17, 2016 12:00 PM PST

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Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

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amandahl

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December 3, 2016 02:13 PM PST

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Looks like wax paper, but has a black underside.

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Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

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brownsbay

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November 25, 2016 11:35 AM PST

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stefanrkohli

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December 1, 2016 02:35 PM EST

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Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

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marcus15

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December 1, 2016 02:35 PM EST

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srall

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November 30, 2016 09:09 AM EST

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nathancross

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November 30, 2016 02:59 PM CST

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Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

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phelps

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November 26, 2016 01:47 PM EST

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This shield lichen is a light gray to white color. It has lobed ends and was found growing on a tree.

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Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

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jwalewski

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November 27, 2016 02:29 PM CST

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viptal

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October 11, 2016 03:45 PM CEST

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jwalewski

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November 22, 2016 12:43 PM CST

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Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

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rcurtis

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November 12, 2016 02:54 PM EST

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Description from Wikipedia

Net-marked parmelia (Parmelia sulcata), or Shield lichen, is a lichen in the family Parmeliaceae. It is very tolerant of pollution and is widespread, making it one of the most common lichens.

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