Common name: popcorn lichen
CALS Conservation Committee Sponsorship:
Knudsen, K. and J. C. Lendemer. 2007. Cladonia firma, sponsorship for the CALS Conservation Committee. Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 14(2): 40-44.Recieved:
Notes on Sponsorship:
CALS works closely with the California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) and the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) to ensure list and rank compatibility.
Global (rank only): G4
Recorded sites, per state (sites listed here may not all be independent ‘occurrences’ as per NatureServe/CNDDB definitions):
USDA National Plants Database symbol:
Endemism Note: endemic to coastal Mediteranian climates, both south-coastal California and Mediterranian Sea.
Growth Form: squamulose
Habitat (CNPS classification): Coastal Scrub
CALS Habitat Description: