Observation 21287: Usnea strigosa (Ach.) Eaton

Locality: at a road cut near Clingman’s Dome, a few meters E of the TN-NC border

Substrate and Habitat: ancient metamorphosed sedimentary rock pushed up during the Appalachian orogeny and exposed at a road cut near the top of Clingman’s Dome; surrounding vegetation is spruce-fir forest on a wet montane ridge

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:30 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Clingman’s Dome, Great Smoky Mountains NP, North Carolina, USA’ to ’Clingman’s Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, USA’

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Recognized by sight: spiny apothecia

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Created: 2009-05-25 04:56:58 CST (+0800)
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