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Iridescent Horn-of-Plenty

Mazzaella parksii


Considered a red seaweed Mazzaella parksii can vary in color from olive green to golden brown to dark purple. The blades are 2-3 cm tall, rubbery and spatulate. It forms dense clusters on rock in the high intertidal of semi-exposed to exposed coastlines.


Spotted on rocks in the inter-tidal zone at low tide at Tongue Point.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 8, 2019
Submitted on May 1, 2019

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