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Nephroma helveticum

Distribution: West of Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Bay Area of California, Montana to New Mexico, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Maine to Louisiana; British Columbia, Alberta, band from Yukon Territories to Nova Scotia.

Habitat: Humid forest with some tolerance to drier forest.

Substrate: On bark and mossy rock.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Dark brown, shiny, small lobes up to 5 mm wide, fringed with lobules and isidia. Apothecia dark brown, common.

Accepted Name:
Nephroma helveticum Ach.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Nephroma helveticum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Nephroma helveticum photos.

USDA Plants: Nephroma helveticum information.

1 photographs:
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