Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University
Catalog #: LSU00151332
Occurrence ID (GUID): 20a192e8-ab5b-4d6d-a9b4-170c3f95fad6
Secondary Catalog #: 169401; Exsiccati 354
Taxon: Xanthoria fallax (Hepp) Arnold
Family: Teloschistaceae
ID Remarks: This probably merits segregation from X. fallax on grounds of its distinctly narrower lobes, radiate growth pattern and distinct unbroken ramifications. It is the "Teloschistes lychneus f. laciniosa" of Tuckerman, Synopsis N. Amer. Lich. 1: 51. 1882, at least as to the Texas collection of Wright. Monographic study may reveal an available name for it.
Collector: William A. Weber   s.n.   
Date: 1970-04-24
Locality: United States, Texas, Grimes, Between Roans Prairie and Shiro, on Navasota-Huntsville road
30.599035  -95.917406 +-3240m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: lat/long = midpoint betw. Roans Prairie & Shiro along Hwy 30; uncertainty = 1/2 distance betw. Roans Prairie & Shiro; assumed Navasoto - Huntsville Rd = Hwy 30
Habitat: Quercus stellata woodlands. In dusty roadside sites and in urban areas.
Substrate: Extremely abundant on Quercus.
Exsiccati series: Lichenes Exsiccati Distributed by the University of Colorado Museum, Boulder; William A. Weber, Curator #354
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Record ID: 20a192e8-ab5b-4d6d-a9b4-170c3f95fad6
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