[Wildflowers West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Lichens West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

An unidentified map lichen (Rhizocarpon sp.) observed at the King Mountain Rock Garden ACEC in northeastern Josephine County, OR........June 11, 2017.

An unidentified map lichen (Rhizocarpon sp.) observed at the King Mountain Rock Garden ACEC in northeastern Josephine County, OR........June 11, 2017.

This is a very brief listing of lichens to be found west of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington.

 

Foliose (leaf-like) Lichens:

Lung Lichen, Lung Moss, Lungwort Lichen, Oak Lungs, Oak Lungwort, Tree Lungwort: Lobaria pulmonaria (Synonym: Sticta pulmonaria)

 

Fruticose (shrub-like) Lichens:

Seaside Bone Lichen, Tube Lichen: Hypgymnia heterophylla

Old Man's Beard, Methuselah's Beard Lichen: Dolichousnea longissima (Synonym: Usnea longissima)

Crustose Lichens:

 


An unidentified Umbilicaria sp as observed at the King Mountain Rock Garden ACEC in northeastern Josephine County, OR........June 11, 2017. - An unidentified Umbilicaria sp as observed at the King Mountain Rock Garden ACEC in northeastern Josephine County, OR........June 11, 2017.

An unidentified Umbilicaria sp as observed at the King Mountain Rock Garden ACEC in northeastern Josephine County, OR........June 11, 2017.

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