Observation 11516: Flavopunctelia soredica (Nyl.) Hale
When: 2008-06-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Greenish shield lichen, on juniper and pinyon bark. Distinguished by its C+r reaction, and less punctiform soralia than Fl. flaventior, which also is more coastal than F. soredica. This is one of the more common large epiphytic macrolichens on the Colorado Plateau.

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Used references: Nash’s Sonoran Flora, even though it’s a bit out of the range.
Based on chemical features: medulla is K+ pinkish-red

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