Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03159 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lobaria pulmonaria (L.) Hoffm.
Common name   lung lichen
C. Newberry   C-50001  
Coll. Date 19 October 1992 
United States
North Carolina
Macon County
Locality Highland city limits, Lee's inn.
     Elev.: 3834 ft. (1169 m.)
Habitat Notes on bark at base of Tsuga caroliniana. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 35° 2'  N, 83° 12'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Lobaria pulmonaria (L.) Hoffm.

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=191262, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Fungi
            Division: Ascomycota
                Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
                    Class: Lecanoromycetes
                        Order: Lecanorales
                            Suborder: Peltigerineae
                                Family: Lobariaceae
                                    Genus: Lobaria
                                        Species: Lobaria pulmonaria


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03159s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Satulah Falls (Falls) Macon County, NC 945 ft. SE 3498  Highlands 
Satulah Mountain (Summit) Macon County, NC 2623 ft. NE 4518  Highlands 
Sassafras Knob (Summit) Macon County, NC 0.8 mi. NW 4036  Highlands 
Brushy Face (Summit) Macon County, NC 0.9 mi. W 4242  Highlands 
Covefield Branch (Stream) Macon County, NC 1.1 mi. S   Highlands 
Harris Lake (Reservoir) Macon County, NC 1.2 mi. N 3832  Highlands 
Cornet Knob (Summit) Macon County, NC 1.1 mi. SW 2969  Highlands 
Sunset Rock (Cliff) Macon County, NC 1.2 mi. NE 4108  Highlands 
Fodderstack Mountain (Summit) Macon County, NC 1.1 mi. E 4249  Highlands 
Highlands (Populated Place) Macon County, NC 1.3 mi. N 3832  Highlands 
Little Fodderstack Mountain (Summit) Macon County, NC 1.2 mi. NE 4252  Highlands 
Little Yellow Mountain (Summit) Macon County, NC 1.2 mi. NW 4203  Highlands 
Cornet Branch (Stream) Macon County, NC 1.5 mi. S   Highlands 
Satulah Branch (Stream) Macon County, NC 1.5 mi. N   Highlands 
Laurel Branch (Stream) Clay County, NC 1.3 mi. SW   Shooting Creek 
Monger Creek (Stream) Macon County, NC 1.4 mi. NW   Highlands 
Wilson Gap (Gap) Macon County, NC 1.5 mi. SE 2884  Highlands 
Sassafras Gap (Gap) Macon County, NC 1.6 mi. S 2884  Highlands 
Queen Mountain (Summit) Macon County, NC 1.7 mi. S 3202  Highlands 
Ravenel Lake (Reservoir) Macon County, NC 1.7 mi. N 3862  Highlands 


Taxon Links for species Lobaria pulmonaria  (L.) Hoffm.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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