Distribution: Washington; Alaska to Oregon and extreme western Montana.
Substrate: On rock.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Thallus white to grey, sometimes tinged with yellow, cephalodia brown and usually centralized.
PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Placopsis gelida in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.
CalPhotos: Placopsis gelida photos.
USDA Plants: Placopsis gelida information.