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Caloplaca epithallina

Distribution: East of Cascades crest in Washington; eastern Oregon, northeastern California, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico; British Columbia.

Habitat: Arctic/alpine.

Substrate: Parasitic on a variety of arctic/alpine lichens growing on siliceous rock.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus within the host; Apothecia clustered, rusty red-orange, with dark orange to black margins

Accepted Name:
Caloplaca epithallina Lynge

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Caloplaca epithallina in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Caloplaca epithallina photos.

USDA Plants: Caloplaca epithallina information.

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