Zosteraceae2017-08-13T16:49:37+00:00

Zosteraceae: Eel-grass Family

Scouler’s Surf-grass – Phyllospadix scouleri

Blooms:

Apr–July

Plant Height:

Prostrate

Flower Size:

Medium cluster

Origin:

Native

Habitat:

Surf-zone on rocky shores

Notes:

This is one of very few flowering plants to be found in the surf-zone, up to 2 m below the mean low tide level. The inconspicuous inflorescence is enclosed by a subtending membranous sheath.