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Ahtiana sphaerosporella

Distribution: Washington, largely east of Cascades crest; Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana; British Columbia.

Habitat: Subalpine, intermontane.

Substrate: Whitebark Pine, Subalpine Larch.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus pale yellowish-green, dull, margins often greenish-black; lobes thin, 2-4 mm across, closely appressed and wrinkled; lower surface light tan with short, woolly rhizines; Apothecia large, pale brown.

Accepted Name:
Ahtiana sphaerosporella (Müll. Arg.) Goward

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Ahtiana sphaerosporella in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Ahtiana sphaerosporella photos.

USDA Plants: Ahtiana sphaerosporella information.

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