Common name: twisted horsehair lichen
CALS Conservation Committee Sponsorship:
Glavich, D. 2008. Bryoria spiralifera, sponsorship for the CALS Conservation Committee. Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 15(1): 4-6.Recieved:
Notes on Sponsorship:
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Global (rank only): G2
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: Western North America (California to Washington)
Growth Form: fruticose
Habitat (CNPS classification): Coastal Dunes
CALS Habitat Description: Hyper-maritime dune forests and shrublands.
Taxon Notes: Bryoria pseudocapillaris and B. spiralifera were synonymized and transferred to Sulcaria as Sulcaria spiralifera by Myllys et al. 2014 (http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9387795&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0024282914000346).