rangiferina, Cladonia uncialis and Cladonia
furcata 1 cm
Common species on lowland bluffs near salt water in western Washington.
furcata is the greenish gray species interspersed within
the whitish C.
rangiferina and the yellow-green C. uncialis.
is highly variable and found throughout western Washington. Cladonia rangiferina
was recently transferred back into the genus Cladonia, where it
had first been described. For many years this has been called
Whatever the scientific name, the common name of the
wide-spread species is "Reindeer Lichen"