Cladonia perforata — Facts & Information

Perforate Reindeer Lichen learn more about names for this taxon

Data about <i>Cladonia perforata</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Cladonia perforata</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail North America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Cladonia perforata</i>
  • Plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PlantHabit
Plant growth habit
Additional detail lichenous
  • Lichenous
    Organism generally recognized as a single organism that consists of a fungus and an alga or cyanobacterium living in symbiotic association. Often attached to solid objects such as rocks or living or dead wood rather than soil.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/lichenous
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Ecology

Data about <i>Cladonia perforata</i>
Habitat
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail canopy Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal dune Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail depression
  • Depression
    A landform sunken or depressed below the surrounding area.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000309
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lake
  • Lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ridge Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail scrubland
  • Scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shrubland biome
  • Shrubland biome
    A shrubland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, dense groups of shrubs.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000176
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail wetland
  • Wetland
    An area that is inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000043
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  

Conservation

Data about <i>Cladonia perforata</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  
Threatened or Endangered status
Additional detail US federal Endangered status
  • Us federal Endangered status
    The organism has federal Endangered status in the United States of America.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/federalEndangered
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Cladonia perforata</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail endangered
  • Endangered
    A taxon is Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/endangered
IUCN  

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