Encrusting lichens collected from branches of dead sand pine.
William J. Platt
Verbatim Date: 10-Oct-14
United States, Florida, Franklin, Bald Point State Park; on old sand dune about 2 km from Alligator Bay.
3 meters Verbatim Elevation:
Coastal Sand Pine Scrub on old sand dune not recently affected by a hurricane; Overstory of dense Pinus clausa, understory trees of Quercus geminata, Shrub layer of Quercus geminata, Q. myrtifolia, Vaccinium arboreum & V. stamineum, Serenoa repens; Vegetation continuous with 5% bare sand.
on Pinus clausa
Recollection of lichens from plots first sampled in 1992. William J. Platt Sand Pine Study Plot #2 at Bald Point State Park; details on file at FL DEP Region 1 Office; Details of site and study in following: 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.