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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Lichens

Family Name Scientific Name Habitat
Fruticose
lichens which are shrub-like or somewhat woody
Alectoria glabra Ponderosa Pine
Cladonia chlorophaea

Soil

C. coniocraea Soil
C. robbinsi Soil
Ephebe lanata Rock
Ramalina intermedia Rock
Stereocaulon albicans Rock
Usnea cavernosa Ponderosa Pine
U. fulvoreagens Ponderosa Pine
U. hirta Ponderosa Pine

Squamulose
lichens which are scaly

Lecidea rubiformis Soil

L. russelli

Soil
Toninia caeruleonigricans Soil
Umbilicate
lichens shaped or depressed like an umbilicus or navel
Lecanora chrysoleuca Rock
L. melanopthalma Rock
Umbilicaria hyperborea Rock
U. papulosa Rock
U. torrefacta Rock
U. vella Rock
Foliosa
species covered with leaves; leafy
Caloplaca elegans Rock
Candelaria concolor American Elm
Cetraria fendleri Ponderosa Pine
Parmelia chlorochoa

Soil

P. cumberlandia Rock
P. laevigata Ponderosa Pine
P. sulcata Soil
P. ulophyllodes Ponderosa Pine
Pannaria pityrea Ponderosa Pine

Peltigera canina

Soil
Physcia aipolia American Elm
P. caesia Rock
P. callosa Rock
P. dubia Rock
P. pulverulenta Ponderosa Pine
P. stellaris American Elm
Platismatia glauca (Cetraria glauca) Rock
Xanthoria fallax American Elm
X. polycarpa American Elm
Crustose
lichens which have a hard and bittle texture; those pressed closely to a rocky surface
Acrospora stigmata Rock
A. schleicheri Rock
Candelariella vitellina Bison Tooth
Cyphelium tigillare Fence
Dimelaena oreina (Rhinodina oreina) Rock
Holocarpa pyracea (Calolaca pyracea) Aspen and Tooth
Lecania erysibe

Rock

Lecanora cinerea Rock
L. cenisia Rock
L. frustulosa Rock
Lecidella stigmatea (Lecidia stigmata) Rock
Pyrenula leucoplaca Aspen
Rhizocarpon disporum Rock
Verrucaria rupestris

Rock

Did You Know?

boxwork

Wind Cave is one of the longest caves in the world and has an amazing amount of a rare cave formation called boxwork. More...