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Old Man's Beard - Usnea hirta A pale green, fruticose lichen that grows like a mini-shrub on the bark of a tree. Geotagged,Spring,United States,Usnea hirta,lichen,old man's beard,usnea Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Old Man's Beard - Usnea hirta

A pale green, fruticose lichen that grows like a mini-shrub on the bark of a tree.

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  1. Possibly Usnea hirta. See CNALH (http://lichenportal.org/portal/taxa/index.php?taxon=Usnea%20hirta) for photos and a description. Posted 6 months ago
    1. Thanks so much, Gary! I was stumped on a species for this one. Posted 6 months ago

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Usnea hirta is a lichen in the family Parmeliaceae.

Similar species: Lecanorales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded May 13, 2018. Captured Apr 29, 2018 14:19 in 55 Locust St, Coventry, RI 02816, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm