As the tide ebbs, the filaments spread out over the rock in a way reminiscent of a few hairs artfully plastered down on a nearly bald head.
Habitat: On rocks in the upper and middle intertidal zones.
Pacific Coast Distribution: Alaska to California.
…..Eugene Kozloff, 1996
Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillw.) Lyngbye
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