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Aspicilia contorta

Distribution: Washington; western and midwestern states to Texas. British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan.

Substrate: On calcareous and non-calcareous rock.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus olive-grey to dark olive, thick, frequently with depressed areoles. Apothecia pruinose, deeply immersed, usu. one per areole.

Accepted Name:
Aspicilia contorta (Hoffm.) Kremp.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Aspicilia contorta in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Aspicilia contorta photos.

USDA Plants: Aspicilia contorta information.

3 photographs:
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