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New Crops Info 2014
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Bioindicator

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Hypnum cupressiforme

 

4.15

Parmelia sulcata

Shield Lichen, Net-Marked Parmelia

4.04

Hypogymnia physodes

Seaside Tube Lichen

3.34

Usnea amblyoclada

 

2.48

Hylocomium splendens

Hylocomiastrum Moss, Shaded Wood-Moss

2.37

Pseudoscleropodium purum

Pseudoscleropodium Moss, Neat Feather-Moss

2.35

Bryum radiculosum

Bryum Moss, Wall Thread-Moss

2.09

Collema polycarpon

Jelly Lichen

2.01

Rhizoplaca melanophthalma

rimmed navel lichen

1.87

Pleurozium schreberi

Schreber's Big Red Stem Moss

1.81

Scleropodium touretii

Touret's Scleropodium Moss

1.51

Barbula indica

Barbula Moss

1.34

Tillandsia usneoides

Spanish Moss

1.25

Ramalina lacera

Cartilage Lichen

1.24

Abietinella abietina

Abietinella Moss, Fir Tamarisk-Moss

1.14

Dicranoweisia cirrata

Dicranoweisia Moss, Common Pincushion

1.10

Xanthoria parietina

Orange Wall Lichen

1.09

Parmotrema praesorediosum

Parmotrema Lichen

0.95

Caloplaca aurantia

Orange Lichen

0.94

Vulpia ligustica

 

0.92

Ramalina canariensis

 

0.86

Fontinalis antipyretica

Antifever Fontinalis Moss, Greater Water-Moss, Aquatic Moss, Common Water Moss, Willow Moss, Giant Antifever Fontinalis Moss, Oregon Fontinalis Moss

0.83

Stereocaulon nanodes

Snow Lichen

0.82

Punctelia subrudecta

Punctelia

0.80

Tillandsia recurvata

Small Ballmoss

0.79

Valerianella eriocarpa

Italian Cornsalad

0.64

Physcia adscendens

Rosette Lichen

0.62

Ramalina fastigiata

Cartilage Lichen

0.60

Fontinalis dalecarlica

Fontinalis Moss

0.59

Nardia compressa

Compressed Flapwort

0.58

Flavoparmelia caperata

Flavoparmelia Lichen, Common Greenshield Lichen

0.58

Candelaria concolor

Lemon Lichen

0.57

Parmotrema austrosinense

Pacific Parmotrema Lichen

0.55

Hygroamblystegium tenax

Hygroamblystegium Moss

0.55

Ramalina stenospora

Cartilage Lichen

0.54

Phaeophyscia hispidula

Hispid Wreath Lichen

0.52

Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus

square goose neck moss, springy turf-moss

0.51

Ramalina celastri

Cartilage Lichen

0.50

Hygroamblystegium fluviatile

Cedro Macho

0.50

Pyxine cocoes

Pyxine Lichen

0.50

Peltula patellata

 

0.48

Physcia undulata

 

0.48

Ramalina menziesii

Menzies' Cartilage Lichen

0.47

Sphagnum capillifolium

Sphagnum

0.45

Usnea hirta

Beard Lichen

0.43

Ramalina farinacea

Farinose Cartilage Lichen

0.42

Cladina rangiferina

Greygreen Reindeer Lichen, Reindeer Moss, Caribou Moss

0.40

Cladina stellaris

Star Reindeer Lichen

0.39

Hyperphyscia adglutinata

Sharpleaf St. Johnswort

0.37

Amandinea punctata

 

0.37

Evernia prunastri

Ring Lichen, Oakmoss

0.37

Flavopunctelia praesignis

Flavopunctelia Lichen

0.36

Letrouitia vulpina

Letrouitia Lichen

0.36

Lecanora conizaeoides

Rim Lichen

0.35

Parmotrema hypoleucinum

Parmotrema Lichen

0.35

Lecanora muralis

Rim Lichen

0.33

Umbilicaria aprina

Navel Lichen

0.33

Brigantiaea leucoxantha

Brigantiaea Lichen

0.33

Cladonia symphycarpa

Cup Lichen

0.33

Leprocaulon microscopicum

Mealy Lichen

0.33

Polytrichum formosum

Polytrichum Moss, Bank Haircap Moss

0.33

Lecanora hagenii

Hagen's Rim Lichen

0.32

Parmotrema tinctorum

Parmotrema Lichen

0.31

Parmotrema chinense

Chinese Parmotrema Lichen

0.31

Physcia biziana

Rosette Lichen

0.31

Marsupella emarginata

 

0.30

Petrorhagia dubia

Hairypink, Hairy Pink

0.30

Candelariella xanthostigma

Eggyolk Lichen

0.29

Bryoria fuscescens

Horsehair Lichen

0.28

Sphagnum fallax

Sphagnum

0.28

Sphagnum girgensohnii

Girgensohn's Sphagnum

0.28

Peltigera membranacea

Membraneous Felt Lichen

0.27

Xanthoria fallax

Orange Wall Lichen

0.27

Dirinaria confluens

Dirinaria Lichen

0.27

Graphis librata

Script Lichen

0.27

Graphis pavoniana

Mosquito Script Lichen

0.27

Heterodermia albicans

 

0.27

Hyperphyscia syncolla

Hyperphyscia Lichen

0.27

Hypotrachyna livida

Hypotrachyna Lichen

0.27

Hypotrachyna polydactyla

Hypotrachyna Lichen

0.27

Punctelia hypoleucites

Punctelia

0.27

Heterodermia obscurata

Smallleaf Shield Lichen

0.27

Dirinaria picta

Dirinaria Lichen

0.26

Hygrohypnum ochraceum

Norway Hygrohypnum Moss

0.26

Umbilicaria decussata

Navel Lichen

0.24

Canoparmelia caroliniana

Carolina Canoparmelia Lichen

0.24

Orthotrichum pumilum

Orthotrichum Moss, Dwarf Bristle-Moss

0.24

Parmotrema hypotropum

Parmotrema Lichen

0.24

Ranunculus marginatus

Margined Buttercup, St Martin's Buttercup

0.24

Jungermannia atrovirens

 

0.24

Acarospora smaragdula

Cracked Lichen

0.24

Blindia acuta

Acute Blindia Moss, Sharp-Leaved Blindia

0.23

Lecanora chlarotera

Rim Lichen

0.22

Pellia endiviifolia

 

0.22

Brachythecium plumosum

Brachythecium Moss, Rusty Feather-Moss

0.22

Dirinaria applanata

Dirinaria Lichen

0.22

Physconia isidiigera

 

0.22

Galium murale

Yellow Wall Bedstraw, Tiny Bedstraw, Small Goosegrass

0.22

Dermatocarpon luridum

Silverskin Lichen

0.22

Tortula muralis

Tortula Moss

0.22

Bauhinia blakeana

Hong Kong Orchid Tree

0.21

Hygrohypnum micans

Hygrohypnum Moss, Drab Brook-Moss

0.21

Brachythecium rutabulum

Brachythecium Moss, Rough-Stalked Feather-Moss

0.21

Tradescantia pallida

Purple Queen

0.21

Flavoparmelia baltimorensis

Baltimore Flavoparmelia Lichen, Rock Greenshield Lichen

0.20

Verbesina occidentalis

Yellow Crownbeard

0.20

Bulbothrix isidiza

Bulbothrix Lichen

0.20

Usnea strigosa

Strigose Beard Lichen

0.20

Hygrohypnum luridum

Hygrohypnum Moss, Western Brook-Moss

0.20

Phaeophyscia orbicularis

Wreath Lichen

0.19

Marchandiomyces corallinus

 

0.19

Trifolium scabrum

Rough Clover

0.19

Brachythecium rivulare

Brachythecium Moss, River Feather-Moss, Waterside Feather Moss

0.19

Lecidella elaeochroma

Lecidella Lichen

0.19

Racomitrium aciculare

Racomitrium Moss, Yellow Fringe-Moss

0.18

Myriophyllum alterniflorum

Alternateflower Watermilfoil

0.18

Anisomeridium tamarindi

Tamarind Anisomeridium Lichen

0.18

Canoparmelia crozalsiana

Canoparmelia Lichen

0.18

Hedwigia stellata

 

0.18

Lecanora straminea

Rim Lichen

0.18

Pohlia elongata

Elongate Pohlia Moss, Long-Fruited Thread-Moss, Green's Pohlia Moss

0.18

Pyxine coralligera

 

0.18

Racomitrium elongatum

Elongate Racomitrium Moss, Long Fringe-Moss

0.18

Rinodina corticola

rinodina lichen

0.18

Trichocline spathulata

 

0.18

Xanthoparmelia angustiphylla

Xanthoparmelia Lichen

0.18

Lecanora carpinea

Rim Lichen

0.18

Physcia aipolia

Rosette Lichen

0.18

Leptogium denticulatum

Toothed Skin Lichen

0.18

Phaeographis lobata

Lobed Phaeographis

0.18

Phaeographis subtigrina

 

0.18

Physcia atrostriata

 

0.18

Physcia crispa

Rosette Lichen

0.18

Physcia poncinsii

 

0.18

Psora cerebriformis

Cerebral Fishscale Lichen

0.18

Pyxine berteriana

Pyxine Lichen

0.18

Sphaeralcea caespitosa

Railroad Valley Globemallow, Tufted Globemallow

0.18

Trypethelium nitidiusculum

Trypelthelium Lichen

0.18

Flavopunctelia flaventior

Flavopunctelia Lichen

0.18

Melanelia elegantula

Elegant Melanelia Lichen

0.18

Quercus ilex

Holly Oak, Evergreen Oak, Holm Oak

0.18

Dichodontium pellucidum

Dichodontium Moss, Transparent Fork-Moss

0.18

Platyhypnidium riparioides

Platyhypnidium Moss, Long-Beaked Water Feather-Moss

0.18

Ulva rigida

 

0.17

Pyxine subcinerea

Pyxine Lichen

0.17

Peltigera canina

Felt Lichen, Dog Lichen

0.17

Lepisorus thunbergianus

Weeping Fern

0.16

Orbignya barbosiana

Babassu

0.16

Enteromorpha linza

 

0.16

Myriophyllum quitense

Andean Watermilfoil, Andean Water-Milfoil

0.15

Physcia stellaris

Starry Rosette Lichen

0.15

Hypogymnia tubulosa

 

0.15

Enteromorpha intestinalis

Gutweed, Grass Kelp

0.15

Phlyctis argena

Blemished Lichen

0.15

Trifolium nigrescens

Small White Clover

0.15

Rudbeckia laciniata

cutleaf coneflower

0.15

Parmeliopsis ambigua

Ambiguous Bran Lichen

0.15

Glyphis cicatricosa

Glyphis Lichen

0.15

Heterodermia diademata

Tree Shield Lichen

0.15

Menegazzia terebrata

Honeycombed Lichen

0.15

Caloplaca tominii

Tolmin's Orange Lichen

0.14

Eucalyptus brevifolia

Northern White Gum, Snappy Gum

0.14

Leptogium austroamericanum

Austroamerican Skin Lichen

0.14

Parmelinopsis minarum

Parmelinopsis

0.14

Isothecium alopecuroides

Isothecium Moss, Larger Mouse-Tail Moss

0.14

Scapania undulata

 

0.14

Collema nigrescens

Jelly Lichen

0.13

Sphagnum russowii

Russow's Sphagnum

0.13

Opegrapha atra

Scribble Lichen

0.13

Canoparmelia texana

Texan Canoparmelia Lichen

0.12

Peltigera praetextata

Felt Lichen

0.12

Ulva lactuca

 

0.12

Aspicilia desertorum

Desert Aspicilia

0.12

Conostylis setigera

Bristly Cottonhead

0.12

Eucalyptus clavigera

 

0.12

Hypogymnia enteromorpha

Duplicate Tube Lichen

0.12

Toninia candida

Bruised Lichen

0.12

Stereocaulon paschale

Snow Lichen

0.12

Silene cucubalus

 

0.11

Ranunculus hederaceus

Ivy Buttercup, Ivy-Leaved Water Crowfoot, Ivy-Leaved Crowfoot

0.11

Diploschistes muscorum

Crater Lichen

0.11

Thuidium tamariscinum

Tamarisk Thuidium Moss

0.11

Sphagnum angustifolium

Sphagnum

0.11

Ochrolechia frigida

Cold Crabseye Lichen

0.11

Polytrichum commune

Jensen's Polytrichum Moss, Common Haircap Moss, Common Hair Moss, Great Gold Headed, Great Goldilocks, Polytrichum Moss

0.11

Cladonia scabriuscula

Cup Lichen

0.10

Normandina pulchella

Clam Lichen, Elf-Ear Lichen

0.10

Caulerpa taxifolia

Killer Alga

0.10

 

 


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