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Diluted Wart Lichen - Gyalectaria diluta
Other Names:  Pertusaria diluta

Species of Concern
Native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: S1
(see State Rank Reason below)

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This species was first recognized in Montana. The Type specimen is from the Cabinet Mountains and is currently the only Montana occurrence.
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Range Comments
This species is newly recognized and has been found in 14 locations in British Columbia, one location in Idaho, and one location in Montana.

Wet/humid old-growth forests to about 1000 meters. It has been found on tree trunks, branches, fine twigs, and logs of Tsuga heterophylla, Thuja plicata, and Pseudotsuga menziesii.

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Diluted Wart Lichen — Gyalectaria diluta.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from