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Coralline Algae Family Corallinaceae

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fmacneel

Date

February 6, 2016

Description

Mats of various kinds of algae are shading the tide pool. Nutrient levels drop during low tide. There are a vast array of colors and different types of algae in one small pool.

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California Brittlebush Encelia californica

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fmacneel

Date

February 27, 2016

Description

encelia californica
Flower plant in the daisy family native to Southern California. Drought but NOT frost tolerant.

Thin branches with widely spaced leaves.
Solitary flower heads; 1-3 cm long.
Around center of a protruding yellowish brown.

Blooms Feb to June. Attracts bees and other insects.

Feeds: Atom