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Brick-Spored Firedot Lichen - Brigantiaea praetermissa

Potential Species of Concern
Native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: S2S3
(see State Rank Reason below)

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
The type specimen is from Sanders County. This lichen is considered uncommon in western Montana and widely scattered in the Pacific Northwest.
 
General Description
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Range Comments
Occurs in the Pacific northwest.

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
On conifer (i.e., Pinus monticola, Thuja plicata, Tsuga heterophylla) bark in low, moist forests.

Reproductive Characteristics
Reproduces sexually by spores from the apothecium.

Threats or Limiting Factors
None identified.

References
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Brick-Spored Firedot Lichen — Brigantiaea praetermissa.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from