Observation 314745: Xanthoparmelia (Vain.) Hale

When: 2018-04-15

Collection location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego Co., California, USA [Click for map]

32.9434° -117.2503° 88m

Who: James Bailey (Silversea_Starsong)

No specimen available

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There are vagrant Xanthoparmelia
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2018-04-16 19:08:10 CDT (-0400)

But those all have strongly rolled up (tube-like) lobes, and this stuff doesn’t. I would probably go with X. coloradoensis (assuming it has salazinic acid). I think phylogenetic work is beginning to show that all of the above are the same species, anyway, so it’s probably a moot point in the long run.

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