Thamnolia vermicularis

…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

4 responses to “Thamnolia vermicularis”

  1. MsWinterfinch

    Although that picture of a northern plant is weird check out the endangered species photo at the bottom of the page:
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/species-of-the-day
    Happy April Fool’s Day!

  2. Sally

    Oh, I’m glad you picked this lichen for the last post from the north. We have them here in Colorado alpine, and they’re fascinating. Thanks for the links…

  3. elizabeth a airhart

    the first of april is the day we remember
    what we are the other 364 days – mark twain
    lichen are interesting are they not
    the sharnoffs web is so good really so much to see
    YES I HAVE SEEN THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

  4. kcflowers

    Wildly beautiful. Perfect for all us April fools.

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