reindeer lichen

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Synonyms for reindeer lichen

an erect greyish branching lichen of Arctic and even some north temperate regions constituting the chief food for reindeer and caribou and sometimes being eaten by humans

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DePriest studies lichens, especially the reindeer lichens.
Now that it wasn't, she wanted to finally see for herself reindeer eating reindeer lichens.
Regrowth of a reindeer lichen stand after a forest fire was analyzed by fitting and testing several nonlinear regression models to the data.
of reindeer lichen was significantly dependent on lichen volume (R2 = 0.
The increases in the coverage, height, and volume of reindeer lichens in a lichen stand after forest fire best follow asymmetric sigmoid curves (Fig.
is the dry matter biomass of reindeer lichens in a stand (kg d.
4), Equation (2) could be used to calculate the biomass of reindeer lichens (kg d.
Phylogenese relationships among reindeer lichens of North America.
But in the cold northern forests and the Arctic tundra, caribou eat reindeer lichens (left) all winter long.
The effects of stand characteristics on reindeer lichens and range use by semi-domesticated reindeer.