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Candelina submexicana (de Lesd.) Poelt
candelina lichen

General Information
Symbol: CASU41
Group: Lichen
Family: Candelariaceae
Growth Habit: Lichenous
Native Status: NA   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name
CASU50 Caloplaca submexicana (de Lesd.) Zahlbr.
CASU52 Caloplacopsis submexicana (de Lesd.) de Lesd.
CAME29 Candelariella medians (Nyl.) Sm.
CASU53 Candelariella submexicana de Lesd.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Fungi – Fungi
Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi
Class Ascomycetes
Order Lecanorales
Family Candelariaceae
Genus Candelina Poelt – candelina lichen
Species Candelina submexicana (de Lesd.) Poelt – candelina lichen

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


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Description of Values

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