Lichens of North Carolina
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117 species for Polk County

familysciNamecomName
ArthoniaceaeArthonia diffusaDiffuse Comma Lichen
Arthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
CaliciaceaePyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia mateocyathaMixed-up Pixie Cups
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia piedmontensisScruffy Peg Lichen
Cladonia ramulosaBranched Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema ryssoleumFolded Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumTar Jelly Lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium azureumBlue Jellyskin
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Leptogium saturninumSaturn Jellyskin
Leptogium burnetiaeBurnet's Skin Lichen
GraphidaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
Diploschistes muscorumcrater lichen
Diploschistes scruposuscrater lichen
Leucodecton subcompunctumpore lichen
Sanguinotrema wightii
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
Graphis elegansElegant Script Lichen
Graphis proserpensscript lichen
Graphis tenellascript lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora allophanarim lichen
LecideaceaeLecidea exigua
MonoblastiaceaeAnisomeridium subprostans
MycocaliciaceaeChaenothecopsis pusillastubble fungus
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria rubiginosamatted lichen
Parmeliella appalachensis
ParmeliaceaeCanoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumNew Forest Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema xanthinumYellow Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleriDwarf Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisCiliate Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea ceratinabeard lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Vulpicida viridissunshine lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia isidiascensrock shield lichen
Vulpicida juniperinusJuniper Sunshine Lichen
PeltigeraceaeLobaria pulmonariaLungwort, Lung Lichen
Peltigera aphthosaFreckle Pelt Lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiapelt lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria obrutawart lichen
Pertusaria ostiolatawart lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianum
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia squarrosashadow lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Rinodina granuligerapepper-spored lichen
Heterodermia langdonianaLangdon's Fringe Lichen
PyrenulaceaePyrenula laevigatapox lichen
Pyrenula leucostomaWhite-spotted Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pyrenuloidespox lichen
Anthracothecium pachycheilum
RamalinaceaeBacidia ekmanianaEkman's Dotted Lichen
Bacidia rubellaRufous Dotted Lichen
Bacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Phyllopsora confusa
Phyllopsora corallina
Ramalina intermediastrap lichen
RoccellaceaeSchismatomma glaucescens
StereocaulaceaeLepraria normandinoidesdust lichen
TeloschistaceaeCaloplaca quercicolafiredot lichen
TrypetheliaceaeConstrictolumina lyratapyrenolichen
Viridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra multipunctoides
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon miniatumLesser Stippleback Lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale