Observation 17620: Flavoparmelia caperata (L.) Hale
When: 2009-02-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Locations:
35°12’36.32"N, 85°55’53.79"W, el. 574 m. Lake Cheston.
35°12’45.15"N, 85°53’47.26"W, el. 586 m. Sewanee-St.Andrew’s Trail.
35°12’15.59"N, 85°55’13.48"W, el. 589 m. Central Campus.

Substrate and habitat: One of the most common green shield lichens on tree trunks in the deciduous woods and urban areas of Sewanee. Often found on fallen twigs, branches, and fragments of bark left lying on the ground after winds and rain.

Photos:
Lake Cheston, 05 feb 2009: 35659
Lake Cheston, 09 aug 2008: 37336-37338
Sewanee-St. Andrew’s Trail, 22 feb 2009: 37339, 37343-37348, 37354
Central campus, 01 feb 2009: 37349-37352
Lake Cheston, 06 feb 2009: 37353

References:
Sharnoff’s Flavoparmelia caperata gallery
CNALH images, description, and locality map, and a larger, interactive locality map.

Common name: common greenshield

Species Lists

Images

35659
Lake Cheston, 05 feb 2009
37336
on red maple, Acer rubrum, Lake Cheston, 09 aug 2008
37337
on red maple, Acer rubrum, Lake Cheston, 09 aug 2008
37338
on red maple, Acer rubrum, Lake Cheston, 09 aug 2008
37339
lobes, 20x
37343
soredia, 20x
37344
soredia, 40x
37345
soredia, 25x
37346
soredia, 40x
37347
soredia, 80x
37348
soredia, 110x
37349
soredia, 7.1x
37350
soredia, 16x
37351
soredia, 32x
37352
soredia, 80x
37353
rhizines, 16x
37354
underside of thallus, 115x

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