Stictafuliginosa (Hoffm.) Ach. is designated as a Regional Forester Sensitive
Species on the Superior National Forest in the Eastern Region of the Forest Service.
The purpose of this document is to provide the background information necessary to
prepare Conservation Approaches and a Conservation Strategy that will include
management actions to conserve the species.
This conservation assessment provides available information on Sticta
fuliginosa (Hoffm.) Ach. and its distribution, habitat, range, status, life history, and ecology. Stictafuliginosa grows on mossy trees and rocks in moist places throughout the temperate parts of the world. In North America it is fairly common on the west coast and in the southern Appalachians. This species is listed as Endangered in
Sweden but is not listed in other parts of Europe. In the Great Lakes area common
habitat for this species is on old-growth yellow birch in swamps and bogs. It is an R9
Sensitive Species on Superior National Forest in Minnesota. Threats to Sticta
fuliginosa are logging or road construction in or near the bogs where this grows. This
species is also very sensitive to air pollution.
Wetmore CM. R9 Species Conservation Assessment for Sticta fuliginoa (Hoffm.) Ach. in The Upper Great Lakes National Forests. 2002:1-11.
1 PDF computer file (11 pages; picture, map)
Wetmore, Clifford M..
R9 Species Conservation Assessment for Sticta fuliginoa (Hoffm.) Ach. in The Upper Great Lakes National Forests.
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