Enteromorpha intestinalis:


Moist Enteromorpha . intestinalis on the Race Rocks slipway-photo by Ryan Murphy

 Description: This plant is green in colour, elongate, usually unbranched and tubular, sometimes occurring singly but usually in tufts or dense stands.

Habitat: On rocks and epiphytic on other algae in the upper intertidal zone; often in somewhat brackish water.

Pacific Coast Distribution: Alaska to Mexico.

Robert Scagel, 1972

Phylum: Chlorophyta
Class: Chlorophyceae
Order: Ulvales
Family: Ulvaceae
Enteromorpha intestinalis (L.) Link


Dried E. intestinalis on the Race Rocks slipway photo by Ryan Murphy

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