Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University
(LSU:Lichens)
Catalog #: LSU00138109
Occurrence ID (GUID): e1016975-8be7-4365-953d-85a21407e92f
Secondary Catalog #: 204460
Taxon: Ochrolechia africana Vain.
Family: Ochrolechiaceae
Determiner: Shirley C. Tucker (2015)
ID Remarks: UV+ orange; Crustose lichens on twigs and small branches of dead small Quercus geminata (2cm DBH) in openarea without canopy trees in Plot 2.
Collector: William J. Platt   14243C   
Date: 2014-12-09
Verbatim Date: 9-Dec-14
Locality: United States, Florida, Bay, St. Andrew's Bay State Park; on old sand dune about 200 m north of St. Andrew's Pass and 770 m northeast of the Gulf of Mexico.
30.1285  -85.7288  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 30.1285, -85.7288
Elevation: 2 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2 - 7 meters
Habitat: Coastal Sand Pine Scrub on old sand dune not recently directly affected by a hurricane or burned. Overstory of scattered Pinus clausa, midstory of Quercus geminata, & Shrub layer with Q. geminata, Q. myrtifolia, Ceratiola ericoides, occasional Serenoa repens; Vegetation cover about 80% with 20% bare sand.
Substrate: on branch of dead sand live oak
Notes: Mixed collection with Haematomma sp.; Recollection of lichens from William J. Platt Sand Pine Study Plot #2 at St. Andrew's Bay State Park first sampled in 1992. Storm surge of Hurricane Dennis (2005) briefly flooded plot. Details of site and prior study on file at FL DEP Region 1 Office and in: Drewa, P. B., W. J. Platt, C. Kwit, and T. W. Doyle. 2008. Stand structure and dynamics of sand pine differ between the Florida panhandle and peninsula. Plant Ecology 196:15 - 25.
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Record ID: e1016975-8be7-4365-953d-85a21407e92f
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Jennifer S. Kluse, Collections Manager (jkluse@lsu.edu)
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