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Pseudephebe minuscula

PNW Range:
  West sideUncommon
  East sideOccasional
  Immediate coastNone
  Alpine or subalpineCommon
Habitat: Most frequent on exposed rock outcrops, montane to alpine, common in that habitat.
Substrate: Rock or gravelly soil, noncalcareous.
Comments: Includes previous records of Pseudephebe pubescens from the PNW; that species occurs elsewhere in the world.
Synonymy: none
Pseudephebe minuscula - Habit
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Pseudephebe minuscula - Branches
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Pseudephebe minuscula - Habit
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Pseudephebe minuscula - Habit
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Scale: Bar=1mm unless noted
Growth Form
Fruticose: Almost always
Foliose: Never
Crustose: Never
Appressed Foliose: Never
Fluffy Foliose or Strappy: Never
Dangling Hair: Never
Erect Hair: Rarely
Appressed Hair: Almost always
Stalks With Squamules: Never
Stalks: Never
Squamules: Never
Single Holdfast: Never
Dangling Nets: Never

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Black: Almost always
   Olive Black: Almost always
   Brown: Almost always
Upper Surface Tomentose: Never
Upper Surface Pruinose or Scabrid: Never
Upper Surface with Network of Ridges: Never
Upper Surface with Pseudocyphellae: Rarely
   Upper Surface with Holes into Cavity: Never
Cilia on Margins: Never

Inside (Medulla) Yellow or Orange: Never
Central Cord: Never
Hollow Stalks or Hollow Lobes: Never
Gelatinous: Never

Green Algae Primary Photobiont: Almost always
Cyanobacteria Primary Photobiont: Never
Internal Cephalodia: Never
External Cephalodia: Never

Sexual Reproduction
Perithecia: Never
Apothecia: Rarely
   Mazaedium: Never
Disk Color    (Dry) 
   Disk Black: Almost always
   Disk Brown or Tan: Almost always

Asexual Reproduction
Isidia: Never
Soredia: Never
Lobules: Never