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Bulbothrix confoederata (W.L. Culb.) Hale

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Scientific name
Bulbothrix confoederata
Author
(W.L. Culb.) Hale
Common names
Smooth Eyelash Lichen
IUCN Specialist Group
Lichens
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Lecanoromycetes
Order
Lecanorales
Family
Parmeliaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Laurel Kaminsky
Assessors
Laurel Kaminsky

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Bulbothrix confoederata is a common species in the southeast United States. It is found in a variety of forest types, tree substrates, and in habitats that are xeric to hydric. It is not thought to be under any specific threat. It is assessed as least concern.


Geographic range

Bulbothrix confoederata is found in eastern United States, including Gulf Coast States, and Atlantic Coastal Plain states north to Virginia.


Population and Trends

Bulbothrix confoederata is a common species.

Population Trend: Stable


Habitat and Ecology

Bulbothrix confoederata has been recorded in a variety of temperate forests. These forests contain different trees and the habitat ranges from very dry to wet habitats. Forest types include xeric, mesic, and hydric. The species has been recorded on the bark and on small twigs of many types of deciduous hardwood trees, pines, and shrubs and shrubs.

Temperate ForestSubtropical/Tropical Dry ShrublandBogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands [generally over 8 ha]

Threats

There are no major threats to this species.


Conservation Actions

No conservation actions is required to maintain species.


Research needed

No further research is needed.


Use and Trade

There is no known use or trade of this species.


Bibliography


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted