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Phyllospadix spp.(Surfgrass)

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Copyright © 2006 Mary Jo Adams

 

Both eelgrass and surfgrass may have the epiphytic red seaweed Smithora naiaduum growing on their blades.  Additionally, surfgrass may harbor the red encrusting algae, Melobesia mediocrus (pictured above) .

 

 

 

 

This page was created by Mary Jo Adams on 9/12/06.

 

 

photo of surfgrass

photo of surfgrass

photo of surfgrass

 

photo of surfgrass