Regularity: Regularly occurring
Comments: Found at elevations 1000-2000m on calcareous soils in shrub steppe and prefers opens habitats that are moist in winter or spring and dry throughout the rest of the year Sohrabi et al. (2011).
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N2 - Imperiled
Names and Taxonomy
Comments: In a 2011 study, it was determined that material formerly attributed to Aspcilia fruticulosa in North America is morphologically distinct and in fact a new species, A. rogeri. No material belonging to the Eurasian A. fruticulosa has been found in North America (Sohrabi et al. 2011).
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