on Pinus Clausa 15156; fruticose lichens and Amandinea punctata on closed cones of old living tree, about 1.5 m above ground. UV+orange; C+red cortex
William J. Platt
Verbatim Date: 8-Dec-14
United States, Florida, Gulf, St. Joseph Peninsula State Park; on old sand dune about 200 m west of St. Joe Bay.
3 meters Verbatim Elevation:
3 - 5 m
Coastal Sand Pine Scrub on old sand dune not recently affected by a hurricane or burned; Overstory of scattered Pinus clausa, midstory and understory trees of Quercus geminata & some Q.myrtifolia, Shrub layer sparse, with Quercus geminata, Q. myrtifolia, Ceratiola ericoides, occasional Serenoa repens; Vegetation cover about 75% with 25% bare sand.
on closed cone of old sand pine
Recollection of lichens from plots first sampled in 1992. William J. Platt Sand Pine Study Plot #4 at St. Joseph Bay 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.