Rhodomela larix (Turner) C. Agardh
Description: This plant is erect, up to 30 cm. high, brownish black in colour, in clusters, attached to the substrate by a discoid holdfast. The plant is branched, usually with one or more major cylindrical axes. The major axes have a profusion of radially arranged cylindrical branchlets, all approximately the same length and unbranched. At the apices of the branches, evanescent trichoblasts are apparent.
Habitat: On rocks in the intertidal zone.Pacific Coast Distribution: Bering Sea to California
Adapted from Robert Scagel, 1972