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Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Lichens

(May 31-June 1, 1996) Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens - BioBlitz


Count = 10 species

Physcia millegrana - abundant on tree boles in partial shade
Physcia stellaris - occasional on tree boles in partial shade
Flavoparmelia caperata - occasional on tree bole
Usnea sp. - rare on tree boles (too young to id
Lecanora sp. - common on tree boles (no keys available)
Licidia sp. - coommon on tree boles (no keys available)
Parmelia rudecta - rare at tree base
Parmotrema hypotropum - rare on treebole - in partial shade
Candelaria sp. - occasional on tree bole - partial shade
Myelochroa aurelenta - rare on tree bole - in shade




Note: Species list probably greatly reduced because of air pollution.

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