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Caloplaca verruculifera

Distribution: Washington; Alaska; British Columbia;

Habitat: Coastal, in salt-spray zone.

Substrate: On rock, especially where bird manure is present.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus bright orange to dark yellow, appearing in circular patches with narrow lobes around the periphery; Lobes convex and flattened at tips, 0.3-0.8 mm wide and 1-5 mm in length; granular isidia often present in center of older thallus; Apothecia rare.

Accepted Name:
Caloplaca verruculifera (Vainio) Zahlbr.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Caloplaca verruculifera in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Caloplaca verruculifera photos.

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