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Chrysothrix candelaris

Distribution: Largely west of Cascades in Washington; northern British Columbia to southern California, northern Michigan and Wisconsin, coastal Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, southern Mississippi and Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida.

Habitat: Shaded areas.

Substrate: Bark of all kinds, occasionally on rock.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus bright yellow, occasionally flecked with orange, comprised entirely of fine powdery soredia less than 0.1 mm.

Accepted Name:
Chrysothrix candelaris (L.) J. R. Laundon

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Chrysothrix candelaris in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Chrysothrix candelaris photos.

USDA Plants: Chrysothrix candelaris information.

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