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Gowardia nigricans
gray witch's beard beard/shield lichen
Gowardia nigricans Parmeliaceae
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common name
  gray witch's beard
accepted scientific name
  Gowardia nigricans (Ach.) P. Halonen, L. Myllys, S. Velmala, & H. Hyv√§rinen
rules for finding collection records
  Alectoria nigricans (148)
  Gowardia nigricans (18)
family name
  Parmeliaceae
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Category: Lichen
Lichen Category: Hair-like Lichen
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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grid lines base