Lichens of North Carolina
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137 species for Watauga County

familysciNamecomName
CaliciaceaePyxine caesiopruinosamustard lichen
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
Buellia disciformis
CandelariaceaeCandelaria fibrosalemon lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia floerkianaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia macilenta var. macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia macilenta var. bacillarisLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mataeocyatha
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia stygiareindeer lichen
Cladonia subcariosapeg lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Cladonia dimorpha
Cladonia phyllophora
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumjelly lichen
Collema subflaccidumjelly lichen
Enchylium tenaxjelly lichen
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
Icmadophila ericetorumPeppermint Drop Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora argentatarim lichen
Lecanora expallensrim lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
LichinaceaeEphebe americanaAmerican Thread Lichen
PannariaceaeParmeliella appalachensis
ParmeliaceaeBryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmotrema crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia borrerispeckled shield lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia reddendaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Tuckermannopsis orbata
Usnea amblyocladabeard lichen
Usnea ceratinabeard lichen
Usnea cornutabeard lichen
Usnea dasopogabeard lichen
Usnea mutabilisbeard 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
Vulpicida viridissunshine lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia stenophyllarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia viriduloumbrina
Usnea tristisbeard lichen
PeltigeraceaeLobaria pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Peltigera aphthosaFreckle Pelt Lichen
Peltigera evansianaEvans' Pelt Lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiapelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria globularisGlobular Wart Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianum
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia squamulosa
Leucodermia leucomelos
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia aipoliaHoary Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia pseudospeciosarosette lichen
Physcia stellarisStarry Rosette Lichen
Physcia subtilisSlender Rosette Lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucum
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumCulberson's Strap Lichen
Ramalina intermediastrap lichen
Ramalina labiosorediataChalky Bush Lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora elatina
Loxospora ochrophaea
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon paschalesnow lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeRusavskia elegans
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulatasmooth rock tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria velleanavel lichen
Umbilicaria torrefacta
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velata
VariolariaceaeLepra ophthalmiza
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon miniatumLesser Stippleback Lichen
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen