A Swaying Forest of Sea Palms

(photo: S. Jeffries)

This lush crop of sea palms, or Postelsia palmaeformis, has colonized the wave-swept edge of the rocky intertidal.  MLML student Sara Hutto is studying these algae for her thesis – learn more about her adventures dodging waves in the surf zone!

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