Observation 95647: Letharia vulpina (L.) Hue
When: 2012-05-25
47.0613° -120.6306° 752m
Herbarium specimen reported
0 Sequences

Notes:
Substrate: On branches of currant shrub, 2-3 ft. above ground. Slightly protected from wind (located in interior of shrub). Not protected from sun.

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe, with scattered ponderosa pines.

Description: Species abundant within plot.

Other: i know that Letharia taxonomy just got shaken up in the last couple years, haven’t gotten a hold of the new dissertation that breaks up L. vulpina and L. columbiana into 6 new species…

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Susi’s a crack up! :)
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-06-03 02:48:54 BST (+0100)
I love the dedication
By: nastassja (Nastassja Noell)
2012-06-03 02:18:50 BST (+0100)

“That this thesis is useful to the famous, powerful, sexy people of Edgewood Blue.”

Susi Alertman’s thesis
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-05-29 19:01:10 BST (+0100)

http://www.waysofenlichenment.net/...

You’re far enough inland that L. lupina is much more probable, I think.

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