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Cladina stellaris (Opiz) Brodo
Star reindeer lichen

General Information
Symbol: CLST60
Growth Habit: Lichenous
Native Status: NA   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

See U.S. county distributions (when available) by clicking on the map or the linked states below:



Symbol Scientific Name
CLST8 Cladonia stellaris (Opiz) Pouzar & Vezda
CLAL7 Cladina alpestris (L.) Nyl.
CLAL8 Cladonia alpestris (L.) Rabenh.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Fungi – Fungi
Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi
Class Ascomycetes
Order Lecanorales
Family Cladoniaceae
Genus Cladina (Nyl.) Nyl. – reindeer lichen
Species Cladina stellaris (Opiz) Brodo – star reindeer lichen

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Cladina stellaris . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles.

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover