Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06228 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cladonia chlorophaea (Florke ex Sommerf.) Spreng.
Common name   cup lichen
D. Carter   s.n.  
Coll. Date 26 July 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality [Elk Ridge Road (FR 088), Kigalia Guard Station;
     Elev.: 8200 ft. (2500 m.)
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 37° 38'  N, 109° 48'  W
Township Range T36S, R19E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 5' (9200 m.)
Specimen Notes widespread. 


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

     Cladonia chlorophaea (Flörke ex Sommerf.) Spreng.

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=189870, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06228s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06230 Cladonia pyxidata      "cup lichen" same section
04494 Hypericum scouleri      "western St. Johnswort" 2.1 mi. NE
04495 Pedicularis procera      "giant lousewort" 2.1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Keystone Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 2354 ft. N 6680  Kigalia Point 
Butts Canyon (Cape) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 8088  Kigalia Point 
Squaw Water Hole (Lake) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 7681  Kigalia Point 
Butts Point (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 8012  Kigalia Point 
South Long Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. SW 8327  South Long Point 
Butts Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. E   Kigalia Point 
Posey Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. W 8209  South Long Point 
Squaw Water Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 8330  Kigalia Point 
Arch Canyon Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8445  Kigalia Point 
Angel Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 5952  South Long Point 
Texas Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Kigalia Point 
Cathedral Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 6411  South Long Point 
Arch Canyon Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. SE 6706  South Long Point 
Kigalia Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8370  Kigalia Point 
Ute Cabin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8334  Kigalia Point 
South Elk Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. N 8324  Kigalia Point 
Hammond Canyon Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. N 8252  Kigalia Point 
Little Notch (Gap) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. N 8255  Kigalia Point 
Texas Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 6687  South Long Point 
Arch Canyon Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. SE 5620  Hotel Rock 


Taxon Links for species Cladonia chlorophaea  (Florke ex Sommerf.) Spreng.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:

Zooming out might reveal more collections in other states.

Note: Printing this page will show all information sequentially.   edit