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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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tiyumq

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September 25, 2016 01:38 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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susanhewitt

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September 18, 2016 04:29 PM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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ganon8989

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August 7, 2016 06:30 AM PDT

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Egregia menziesii

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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sea-kangaroo

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September 11, 2016 04:54 PM PDT

Description

Big clump washed up on the beach.

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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tomv

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September 4, 2016 02:04 PM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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miroungazalophus

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August 11, 2016 03:35 PM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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andreweast

Date

August 21, 2016 03:22 PM PDT

Description

The stem on the kelp is rough, while the leaves that come off are slimy and slippery

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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danielgeorge

Date

August 8, 2016 07:38 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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glmory

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July 29, 2016 02:46 PM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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jaykeller

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July 23, 2016 05:15 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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May 22, 2016 10:03 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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kestrel

Date

July 7, 2016 07:57 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Egregia menziesii is a species of kelp known commonly as feather boa kelp. It is native to the coastline of western North America from Alaska to Baja California, 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...

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