Corticolous Lichen Communities On Two Hemlock Populations

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Bubba Pfeffer (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Michael Madritch

Abstract: Epiphytic lichen communities on a population of Tsuga caroliniana on Bluff Mountain were surveyed and compared to the lichen communities surveyed on a population of T. canadensis in Appalachian State University’s environmental studies area. A total of 12 species of corticolous lichens were found at Bluff Mountain and 14 species at the ASU environmental studies area. Only 3 lichens were found at both sites, and an analysis of similarities test (ANOSIM) confirms that these are distinct lichen communities.

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Honors Project
Pfeffer, B. (2021). Corticolous Lichen Communities On Two Hemlock Populations. Unpublished Honors Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 2021
Lichens, epiphytes, Bluff Mountain, Tsuga

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