slgwv

slgwv

Posted on 05/30/2014


Photo taken on May 11, 2014


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USA
Nevada
lichen
volcanic rock
Virginia Range
dacite


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Lichen

Lichen
On weathering silicic volcanic rocks (dacites?) in the Virginia Range, Nevada, USA. The plant with the gray-green fronds in the left foreground is sagebrush.

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William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Fantastic capture!

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2 years ago.
Pam J
Pam J
Its amazing stuff... that survives the harshest of environs

Admired in ~ I ♥ Nature
2 years ago.
slgwv
slgwv
Thanks, everyone! Yeah, Pam, when I was a kid lichens were supposed to be on Mars--but it turns out they're not _that_ hardy! ;)
2 years ago.