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It is native to the coastline of western North America, where it is a common kelp of the intertidal zone. It is dark brown in color, shiny and bumpy in texture, and may reach over five meters long. It grows a branching stipe from a thick holdfast. It bears long, flat, straplike fronds lined with small blades each a few centimeters long.

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feather boa kelp - Photo (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY)
loarie's ID: feather boa kelp (Egregia menziesii)
Posted by loarie almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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feather boa kelp - Photo (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY)
veliz87's ID: feather boa kelp (Egregia menziesii)
Posted by veliz87 almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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feather boa kelp - Photo (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY)
veliz87's ID: feather boa kelp (Egregia menziesii)
feather boa kelp - Photo (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: feather boa kelp (Egregia menziesii)
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