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Candelariella vitellina

Distribution: Washington; Alaska, Oregon, California, across Rocky Mountain states and midwest, northern states to Maine; British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Northern Territories, Manitoba.

Habitat: In sun.

Substrate: Common on noncalcareous rock, esp. granitic rock, rarely on wood or bark.

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus forming small cushions of flattened granules, sometimes with scattered yellow areoles; Apothecia 0.5-1.5 mm, crowded.

Accepted Name:
Candelariella vitellina (Hoffm.) Müll. Arg.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Candelariella vitellina in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Candelariella vitellina photos.

USDA Plants: Candelariella vitellina information.

6 photographs:
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