Observation 31993: Flavopunctelia flaventior (Stirton) Hale

When: 2009-12-23

Collection location: Davis Mountains, Texas, USA [Click for map]

Who: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)

No specimen available

Locality: 30°40’19.01"N, 30°40’19.01"N, el. 1750-2060 m, montane slopes S of McDonald Observatory along Hwy 118

Substrate and habitat: Growing on the bark of piñon pine in an open woodland of piñon, juniper, and oak.

Identification: Flavopunctelia with laminal soredia

Reference: Bungartz, Rosentreter, Nash, Field Guide to Common Epiphytic Macrolichens in Arizona, ASU Lichen Herbarium

Common name: speckled greenshield

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, pp.317-319; Bungartz, Rosentreter, Nash, 2002, p.32

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