Lichens of North Carolina
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Cladonia piedmontensis G. Merr - Scruffy Peg Lichen

Topotype. Image by Gary Perlmutter

Image by Gary Perlmutter
Family: Cladoniaceae                                                                                 
Comments: Type is from NC: Mecklenburg County: Charlotte (Merrill 1924).
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Technical Description: Merrill, G.K. (1924) Some new species of American Cladoniae: With an enumeration and description of some hitherto unrecognized varieties and forms of the older species. The Bryologist. 27(2): 21-25.                                                                                  
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Recorded by: Fred W. Gray
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Topotype. Image by Gary Perlmutter
Recorded by: Alexander W. Evans
Wake Co.