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Bryoria tortuosa

Distribution: Washington; Oregon, California, Idaho; British Columbia.

Habitat: Open stands.

Substrate: On oak and pine.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus yellow-brown, occasionally greenish-yellow, pendent to 30 cm in length; Main branches to 1 mm in diameter, twisted and pitted, side branches perpendicular; Pseudocyphellae usu. abundant, typically spiralling around branches; Apothecia rare, yellow, pruinose.

Accepted Name:
Bryoria tortuosa (G. Merr.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Bryoria tortuosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Bryoria tortuosa photos.

USDA Plants: Bryoria tortuosa information.

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