Lichens of the TWU ESA and Surrounding Properties

Growth Form Genus species Ecological Niche
Foliose
Hypogymnia physodes E-V
Lobaria pulmonaria E
Ochrolechia subpallescens E-esp. D
Parmelia sulcata E-D, occ. Mo, R
Parmeliopsis hyperopta E
Peltigera canina E, T
Peltigera neopolydactyla E, Mo
Platismatia glauca E-V
Xanthoria fallax E-D
Xanthoria polycarpa E-esp. D
Fruiticose
Alectoria sarmentosa E-V
Cladonia bacillaris H, T
Cladonia bellidiflora H, Mo
Cladonia chlorophaea H, T
Cladonia coniocraea T
Cladonia ochrochlora T, H, E
Cladonia spp. (scales) T, E
Cladonia squamosa H, Mo
Evernia prunastri E
Usnea subfloridana E
Crustose
Arthonia patelluleta E
Buellia punctata E
Candelaria concolor E- esp. D
Graphis scripta E-D
Lepraria neglecta H, C
Lepraria spp. T, E
Ochrolechia subpallescens E-esp. D
Thelotrema lepadinum E-esp. D
Key to Ecological Niche Abbreviations
C Calcareous soil
E Epiphyte (on trees) D = Deciduous
V = Evergreen
H Humus
Mo Over moss
T Rotting Wood
R Rock

Ecological Niche Information from Hale (1979), Vitt et al. (1988), and Pojar and MacKinnon (1994) List by Mike Schulz and Jill Blaser