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Keys to Lichens of North America : revised and expanded  Cover Image Book Book

Keys to Lichens of North America : revised and expanded / Irwin M. Brodo ; photographs by Sylvia Duran Sharnoff and Stephen Sharnoff ; drawings by Susan Laurie-Bourque.

Brodo, Irwin M., (author.). Sharnoff, Sylvia Duran, 1944- (photographer.). Sharnoff, Stephen, 1944- (photographer.). Laurie-Bourque, Susan, (illustrator.).


Based on the acclaimed reference Lichens of North America, this resource for the classroom, field, and laboratory presents updated and expanded keys for the identification of over 2,000 species of lichens indigenous to the continent, twice the number covered by previous keys. The book includes a glossary illustrated with photographs by Sylvia Duran Sharnoff and Stephen Sharnoff and drawings by Susan Laurie-Bourque, all from the original book. The revised keys are an indispensable identification tool for botanists, students, scientists, and enthusiasts alike.--COVER.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780300195736
  • ISBN: 0300195737
  • Physical Description: xi, 427 pages : illustrations, color ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Revised and expanded.
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Published with the collaboration of the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-392) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Key to keys -- Key A : Fruticose lichens -- Key B : Dwarf fruticose lichens -- Key C : Sterile crustose lichens -- Key D : Crustose perithecial lichens and lichens with ascomata resembling perithecia -- Key E : Crustose script lichens -- Key F : Crustose disk lichens -- Key G : Squamulose lichens -- Key H : Umbilicate and fan-shaped lichens -- Key I : Jelly lichens -- Key J : Orange to yellow or yellowish green foliose lichens -- Key K : Foliose lichens that are not umbilicate, jelly-like, or yellowish -- Identification keys to species.
Subject: Lichens > North America > Identification.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library QK 586.5 .B76 2016 30775305552953 General Collection Available -

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