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Pincushion Sunburst Lichen - Polycauliona polycarpa
Other Names:  Xanthoria polycarpa, Xanthoria ramulosa

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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    • Grenon, J.A. 2012. Epiphytic lichens, nitrogen deposition and climate in the US Northern Rocky Mountain states. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 162 p.
    • Salix, J.L. 2004. Lichens and their distribution in Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 74 p.
    • Schubloom, L.A. 1995. Lichens as air quality indicators in three areas of southwestern Montana: lichen floristics and elemental analysis. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 130 p.
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