…and the “plants of the north” series concludes with an organism (or rather, organisms) without flowers.
A set of links about Thamnolia vermicularis, or whiteworm lichen, since I’m away on vacation:
- Thamnolia vermicularis is not restricted to the northern hemisphere, as explained in The Geography of Phytochemical Races
- additional photographs of Thamnolia vermicularis from the Sharnoffs
- the genus Thamnolia via the Toolik-Arctic Geobotanical Atlas