Lichens of North Carolina
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220 species for Avery County

familysciNamecomName
ArthoniaceaeArthothelium spectabile
CaliciaceaeAmandinea punctata
Buellia erubescensbutton lichen
Dimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine caesiopruinosamustard lichen
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
Buellia disciformis
CandelariaceaeCandelariella efflorescenseggyolk lichen
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. mitisreindeer lichen
Cladonia atlantica
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia cocciferaRed Pixie Cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia didyma var. didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia didyma var. vulcanicaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia digitataFinger Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia dimorphocladaProstrate Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia floerkianaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia macilenta var. macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia reiWand Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia stipitataStipitate Cladonia
Cladonia stygiareindeer lichen
Cladonia subcariosapeg lichen
Cladonia submitisreindeer lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Stereocaulon dactylophyllum var. dactylophyllumsnow lichen
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumjelly lichen
Collema nigrescensBlack Jelly Lichen
Leptogium corticolajellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Scytinium lichenoidesjellyskin
FuscideaceaeFuscidea recensa var. arcuatulaquilt lichen
GomphillaceaeTricharia santessonii
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Graphis endoxanthascript lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora albella var. albellarim lichen
Lecanora allophanarim lichen
Lecanora argentatarim lichen
Lecanora chlaroterarim lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Lecanora wisconsinensisWisconsin Rim Lichen
Lecanora argentea
Lecanora plumosa
LecideaceaePorpidia crustulataCrusty Boulder Lichen
LichinaceaePhylliscum demangeonii
LobariaceaeSticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Sticta sylvaticaForest Moon Lichen
MegasporaceaeAspicilia cinereaAshy Sunken Disk Lichen
MycoporaceaeMycoporum compositum
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha moroziana
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria rubiginosamatted lichen
Parmeliella appalachensis
Rockefellera crossophyllaOld Gray Crosslobes
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Arctoparmelia incurva
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Bryoria nadvornikianaNadvornik's Horsehair Lichen
Cetraria arenaria
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Cetraria laevigata
Cetrelia cetrarioidessea-storm lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia monachorumsea-storm lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphatube lichen
Hypogymnia krogiaeKrog's Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia tubulosatube lichen
Hypogymnia vittatatube lichen
Hypotrachyna catawbiensis
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna gondylophoraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Hypotrachyna prolongataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna virginicaVirginia Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Melanelia stygia
Melanohalea halei
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Mengazzia terebratatree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia omphalodesshield lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmotrema arnoldiiArnold's Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema simulansruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia glaucaVaried Rag Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia bollianaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia missouriensisMissouri Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Usnea angulataAngular Beard Lichen
Usnea ceratinabeard lichen
Usnea cornutabeard lichen
Usnea dasaeabeard lichen
Usnea dasopogabeard lichen
Usnea endochryseabeard lichen
Usnea entoviolatabeard lichen
Usnea haleiHale's Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanabeard lichen
Usnea subfuscabeard lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea trichodeabeard lichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia stenophyllarock shield lichen
Bryoria americanaAmerican Horsehair Lichen
Bryoria trichodeshorsehair lichen
Hypotrachyna britannicaBritish Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Parmelia neodiscordansshield lichen
Usnea schadenbergianaSchadenberg's Beard Lichen
Usnea wasmuthiibeard lichen
PeltigeraceaeLobaria pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Nephroma resupinatumkidney lichen
Peltigera aphthosaFreckle Pelt Lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera horizontalisHorizontal Pelt Lichen
Peltigera hydrothyriaEastern Waterfan
Peltigera phyllidiosapelt lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
PertusariaceaePertusaria globularisGlobular Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia neglecta
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia squamulosa
Leucodermia appalachensis
Leucodermia leucomelos
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia americanaAmerican Rosette Lichen
Physcia stellarisStarry Rosette Lichen
Physcia thomsonianaThomson's Rosette Lichen
PyrenulaceaePyrenula punctellapox lichen
Pyrenula betulaeBirch Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Bacidia suffusadotted lichen
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumCulberson's Strap Lichen
Ramalina intermediastrap lichen
Ramalina labiosorediataChalky Bush Lichen
Ramalina sinensisFan Ramalina
RamboldiaceaeRamboldia subnexa
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon geographicummap lichen
Rhizocarpon grandemap lichen
Rhizocarpon subgeminatummap lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora ochrophaea
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon pileatumPileated Snow Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeSquamulea subsoluta
TephromelataceaeTephromela atra
TrapeliaceaeTrapelia stipitata
Trapeliopsis granulosa
Trapeliopsis viridescens
TrypetheliaceaeViridothelium virens
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulatasmooth rock tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria velleanavel lichen
UncertainCatinaria atropurpurea
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra andersoniae
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra trachythallina
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon miniatumLesser Stippleback Lichen
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen