When: 2009-01-30

Collection location: Sewanee, Franklin Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)

No specimen available

Location: 35°13’49.26"N 85°57’47.14"W, el. 575 m. Dotson Point Trail.

Substrate and habitat: Growing on the ground under oak-dominated eastern deciduous hardwood forest at the edge of the western escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau.


35387-35389, Dotson Point Trail, 2009-01-30
35832-35839, Dotson Point Trail, 2009-02-06

Voucher specimen: Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Sewanee-St.Andrew’s Trail, 17 Mar 2009, Chris Parrish 0018, det. Gary Perlmutter (NCU)

Common name: Dixie reindeer lichen

Species Lists


branch tips, 16x
branches, 7.1x
squamules, 7.1x
branch, 20x
x-section of branch, 40x
branch, 20x
branch, 63x
branch, 115x

Proposed Names

46% (2)
Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, pp230-231
85% (1)
Used references: Cladina subtenuis is a synonym of Cladonia subtenuis in the latest Esslinger checklist of North American lichens (August, 2009)

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