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Chiracahua Cliffs with lichens 1
From southern Arizona.
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Chiracahua Cliffs with lichens 2
From southern Arizona.
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Ramalina menziesii and other lichens on trees 1
From the Carmel Valley, California.
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Ramalina menziesii and other lichens on trees 2
From western Oregon.
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Ramalina menziesii and other lichens on trees 3
From the central Coast Range, California.
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Ramalina menziesii and other lichens on trees 4
From the central Coast Range, California.

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Slate rocks with lichens.
From Merced Falls, Sierra Nevada foothills, California.

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Oak woodland in early spring, with lichens 1
From the Carmel Valley, California.
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Oak woodland in early spring, with lichens 2
From the Carmel Valley, California.
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Oak woodland in early spring, with lichens 3
From the Carmel Valley, California.
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Oak woodland in early spring, with lichens 4
From the Carmel Valley, California.
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Oak woodland in early spring, with lichens 5
From the Carmel Valley, California.
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> Crustose lichens on rounded boulders.
From Baja California, Mexico.
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Hetch Hetchy Reservoir with white band of rock without lichens.
From Yosemite National Park, California.
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Sonoran Desert with lichen-covered rocks 1
From southern Arizona.
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Sonoran Desert with lichen-covered rocks 2
From Baja California, Mexico.
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Chrysothrix sp. on cliffs.
From southern Arizona.
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Black lichens on granite cliffs 1
From the Sierra Nevada, California.
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Black lichens on granite cliffs 2
From the Sierra Nevada, California.

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Omphalora arizonica and other lichens.
From Monjeau Lookout, northern New Mexico.

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Stereocaulon sp. on lavafield, 1
From Hawaii.
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Stereocaulon sp. on lavafield, 2
From Hawaii.
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Abies trees with Letharia
From the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, California.
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Ramalina menziesii and other lichens on trees 5
From the central Coast Range, California.

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The gravelly soil between the plants is covered with vagrant species of lichens, especially Rhizoplaca spp., Xanthoparmelia spp., and Psora decipiens.
From southeastern Idaho, near the Continental Divide.

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Alders in California's Carmel Valley in winter glow with pale green lichens, primarily species of Usnea and Ramalina.


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