More lichen resources for ID

I'll be updating this as I find new items helpful.

List of lichen keys at (most of these are for specific taxa and/or geographic locations):

Catalog of the Colorado Flora: a Biodiversity Baseline
Lichens: Weber and Wittmann, electronic version 11-Mar-00

Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria (CNALH): searchable databases, checklists by area, etc. This is a major aid, with images of herbarium specimens, most georeferenced.
Generate checklists by area and taxon:
Searching at CNALH:

New York State Museum Lichen collections: (info at

Research checklist/keys for Florida:
Colorado lichen checklist/keys:

Field-oriented keys to Florida Lichens; Florida Museum of Natural History; Rosenstreter

Steve Sharnoff, Lichen reference photos, index pages:

Posted on December 02, 2018 02:45 PM by slwhiteco slwhiteco


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