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black tassel
Polyostea bipinnata
Polyostea bipinnata
black tassel red macroalgae
Polyostea bipinnata Rhodomelaceae
common name
  black tassel
accepted scientific name
  Polyostea bipinnata (Postels & Ruprecht) Ruprecht
rules for finding collection records
  Pterosiphonia bipinnata (929)
  Polyostea bipinnata (58)
family name
Image Author: ©1966 Max H. Hommersand, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium
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Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Red Algae
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru 1st week of November

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