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Polyostea bipinnata
black tassel red algae
Polyostea bipinnata Rhodomelaceae
common name
  black tassel
accepted scientific name
  Polyostea bipinnata (Postels & Ruprecht) Ruprecht
rules for finding collection records
  Pterosiphonia bipinnata (682)
  Polyostea bipinnata (0)
family name
Image Author: ©1966 Max H. Hommersand, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Red Algae
Plant Observed last week of February thru 3rd week of November

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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