Species Details

Solorina spongiosa

fringed chocolate chip lichen

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Scientific Name:
Solorina spongiosa (Ach.) Anzi
Common Name:
fringed chocolate chip lichen
Family: Peltigeraceae
Element Code: NLT0028030
USDA Plants Symbol: SOSP60
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: crustose lichen (terricolous)
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
2895 - 2895 meters
9500 - 9500 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Subalpine coniferous forest (seeps)
General Micro Habitat: on moss mats
Micro Habitat:
  • Carbonate
Notes:
Possibly threatened by grazing, foot traffic, and recreational activities. See CALS Conservation Committee sponsorship by E. Peterson (2005) for additional information.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Mt. Thompson (3711825), San Gorgonio Mtn. (3411617)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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