One in Adelphi, Maryland, one in Wildwood, Florida, one at the US National Arboretum with a grandfatherly interest in many more around the DC area (unless noted, pictures are taken the day of post)
Friday, January 15, 2010
Cladonia cristatella, the British Soldier Lichen
This is one of those plants ? that most of us nature lovers can identify. It's common, it's distinctive, and the appearance suggests the name. These are growing on posts that separate stored marble slabs that were, I think, at one time associated with the Capitol Columns.