Green Tuft, Green Ball

Cladophora columbiana

Color: Green (Bright)
Shape: Carpet-like
Texture: Furry
Size: 2”
Zone: Upper Intertidal 
Range: Alaska to Mexico

Description: This short furry-looking seaweed grows in clumps on rocks in the upper intertidal zone and looks similar to moss. 


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Collection notes: 

Phylum: Chlorophyta (Green Algae)
Previous names: 
Cladophora trichotoma, Cladophora hemisphaerica
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