Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03161 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pilophorus acicularis (Ach.) Th. Fr.
Common name   nail lichen
L.L. St. Clair   C-21533a  
   with C. Newberry
Coll. Date 11 July 1989 
United States
Pierce County
Locality USFS road toward Haller Pass.
     Elev.: 3480 ft. (1061 m.)
Habitat Notes coniferous forest, Cascade mountains, along roadcut in soil. 
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 47° 5'  43" N, 121° 37'  10" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Pilophorus acicularis

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=14029, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Fungi
            Division: Ascomycota
                Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
                    Class: Lecanoromycetes
                        Order: Lecanorales
                            Suborder: Lecanorineae
                                Family: Cladoniaceae
                                    Genus: Pilophorus
                                        Species: Pilophorus acicularis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03161s1.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
Boundary Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 1.3 mi. NE   Sun Top 
Boundary Guard Station (Locale) Pierce County, WA 1.4 mi. NE 2215  Sun Top 
West Fork White River (Stream) Pierce County, WA 2 mi. N   Mowich Lake 
Huckleberry Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 1.9 mi. SE   Sunrise 
Lightning Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 1.9 mi. SE   Sun Top 
The Dalles Campground (Locale) Pierce County, WA 2 mi. E 3639  Sun Top 
Haller Pass (Gap) Pierce County, WA 2.7 mi. SW 4702  Clear West Peak 
The Dalles Recreation Area (Locale) Pierce County, WA 2.5 mi. SE 2136  Sun Top 
Minnehaha Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 2.7 mi. SE   Sun Top 
Foss Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 2.7 mi. NE   Sun Top 
Eleanor Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 3.8 mi. S   Sunrise 
Sun Top Viewpoint (Locale) Pierce County, WA 3.8 mi. S 5013  Sun Top 
Thirsty Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 2.9 mi. W   Clear West Peak 
Sun Top (Summit) Pierce County, WA 3.9 mi. S 5161  Sun Top 
Skookum Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 3.6 mi. SE   Sun Top 
Hazzard Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 3.1 mi. W   Clear West Peak 
The Dalles (Cliff) Pierce County, WA 3.8 mi. SE 2562  Sun Top 
Nosedive Creek (Stream) Pierce County, WA 3.4 mi. SW   Clear West Peak 
Greenwater (Populated Place) Pierce County, WA 4.4 mi. N 1713  Greenwater 
Christoff Trail (Trail) King County, WA 4.9 mi. N 2933  Greenwater 


Taxon Links for species Pilophorus acicularis  (Ach.) Th. Fr.

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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