Lichens of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France

Distribution map of Cladonia symphycarpia (Flörke) Fr. © by Paul Diederich   Cladonia symphycarpia (Flörke) Fr.
« Cladonia sulphurinaCladonia uncialis subsp. biuncialis »

Syn.: C. symphycarpa auct.

On sandy or mineral soil, or overgrowing mosses in dry and exposed, open, calcareous habitats; a species typical of Xerobromion communities, also found in similar artificial habitats, like old railway ballast and on industrial soil contaminated with heavy metals (Pb and Zn).

Belgium: Mosan: AR.

Luxembourg: Lorr.: R.

France: Mosan: RR, Lorr.: RR.

Lit.: DG: 28, Ertz: 19, La69: 142, NL84: 13, NL97: 47, Diederich (1985b: 32).

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