Scientific Name: Xanthoria spp. Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:yellow lichen Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:TeloschistaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):< 0.1m x < 0.1m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, B.C. east of Cascades Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Lobed, Oblong
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Orange, May- Jun
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Reclamation
Key ID Features:A thallose lichen commonly epiphytic on tree bark; upper surface pale or bright orange, bearing fruiting bodies (apothecia).