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Sea Cabbage

Saccharina sessilis


This brown algae is unique in having no stipe between the holdfast and blades. The blades are often puckered and can grow up to 1.5 m long.


Spotted in a rocky tide pool at Tongue Point Marine Sanctuary. This perennial kelp is found on rock in the mid to low intertidal from semi-protected to semi-exposed habitats.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 20, 2019
Submitted on May 28, 2019

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