Alpine Foxtail Lichen - Nodobryoria subdivergens
Alectoria subdivergens, Bryoria subdivergens
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Known from several locations in western Montana where its abundance is always sparse.
Thallus fruticose, prostrate, and reddish-brown to 4 cm long; branches are longitudinally foveolate and pitted, about 0.8-2 mm wide; and apothecia are rare with a red brown disk that becomes convex with age and up to 2.5 mm in diameter.
West coast of Greenland. In North America it is found in British Columbia and Oregon and extends east to western Montana (McCune and Geiser 2009).
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Primarily on alpine sod. Also present near a falls in a low elevation, canyon bottom.
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