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This small (to 2cm diam.), rosette-forming, orange, foliose lichen is easily told by the abundant orange discs with yellow margins. It grows on enriched tree bark and in the angles of twigs and is very common often near areas of intensive farming.
Original text submitted by Simon Davey
|Simms, M. J., (2016). Xanthoria polycarpa (Hoffm.) Th.Fr. ex Rieber. [In] LichenIreland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=20585 Accessed on 2016-10-25.