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Pepper Dulse

Observed: 19th August 2012 By: Nick UptonNick Upton’s reputation in PlantsNick Upton’s reputation in PlantsNick Upton’s reputation in PlantsNick Upton’s reputation in Plants
Pepper Dulse red algae (Osmundia / Laurencia pinnatifida) growing on barnacle encrusted rocks low on the shoreline, Wembury, Devon, UK, August.
Description:

Small red algae with flattened fern-like leaves growing low on the shore in Devon.

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was Laurentia when I knew

was Laurentia when I knew it!!

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They keep changing

I reckon about a third of the names of seashore life have changed since I bought my Collins guide 30 years ago..... and I also came across this first as Laurencia pinnatifida...

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