Lichens of North Carolina
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116 species for Ashe County

familysciNamecomName
CaliciaceaeDimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorCandleflame Lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia arbuscula subsp. arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia carolinanaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia dimorphocladaProstrate Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia robbinsiiYellow Tongue Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia submitisreindeer lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Stereocaulon dactylophyllum var. dactylophyllumsnow lichen
Cladonia psoromica
Stereocaulon glaucescensSmooth Snow Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema furfuraceumjelly lichen
Collema subflaccidumjelly lichen
Leptogium corticolajellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora caesiorubella subsp. caesiorubellarim lichen
Lecanora oreinoidesrim lichen
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
LobariaceaeSticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
NaetrocymbaceaeLeptorhaphis epidermidis
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia yasudae
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella appalachensis
Leptogidium dendriscum
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Cetraria arenaria
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Cetraria laevigata
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphatube lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Melanelia stygia
Melanohalea halei
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia omphalodesshield lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia cumberlandiaCumberland Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia hypofuscarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
PeltigeraceaeLobaria pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiapelt lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
PertusariaceaePertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria plittianaPlitt's Wart Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelos
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia aipoliaHoary Rosette Lichen
Physcia pseudospeciosarosette lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucum
RamalinaceaeRamalina intermediastrap lichen
Ramalina labiosorediataChalky Bush Lichen
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon geographicummap lichen
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon saxatilesnow lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaePolycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
Rusavskia sorediata
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulatasmooth rock tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale