Observation 44097: Coccocarpia palmicola (Sprengel) Arv. & D.J. Galloway

When: 2010-04-10

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

Who: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)

No specimen available

Notes:
Location: 35°12’48.33"N, 85°54’14.26"W, el. 524 m. Piney Point Trail.

Substrate: Growing on the gnarled base of a small maple, Acer, within a few cm of the ground..

Habitat: Low, open, pine-oak woodland on thin sandy soil over sandstone at the edge of the western escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau.

References:
Sharnoff’s Coccocarpia palmicola gallery
CNALH images, description, and locality map, and a larger, interactive locality map.

Common name: salted shell lichen

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Habitat. The lichen was growing within a few meters of this view of the western rim of the Cumberland Plateau.

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, pp.280-281; Hinds and Hinds, 2005, pp.218-219

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