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Giant Kelp

Macrocystis pyrifera


Red, coral?



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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago
Giant Kelp
Macrocystis pyrifera Macrocystis pyrifera

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

This is the root ball, or "holdfast" of the Giant Kelp plant. The kelp forest grows just off the coast of most of Southern California. It's a great place to snorkle.

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San Luis Obispo, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 1, 2012
Submitted on Sep 2, 2012

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