Observation 18491: Cladonia furcata
When: 2009-02-14
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Location: 35°12’38.36"N, 85°54’0.40"W, el. 587 m. Beckwith’s Point Trail.

Substrate: Growing on the ground with patches of mosses and other lichens in areas free of leaf litter at the rim of a steep canyon.

Habitat: Oak-dominated, eastern deciduous forest at the western escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau.

This cladonia resembles Cladina subtenuis but it has gaping holes at the axils and numerous squamules along its lower branches.

Voucher specimen: Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Beckwith’s Point Trail, 21 Mar 2009, Chris Parrish 0026, det. Gary Perlmutter (NCU)

Common name: many-forked cladonia

Species Lists

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36594
36595
open axil, 16x
36596
open axil, 20x
36597
squamules, 16x
36598
squamules, 25x
36599
squamules, 40x
36600
surface of branch, 25x
36601
squamules, 25x
36630
squamule, 25x

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