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Desmarestia latifrons (Ruprecht) Kützing

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drawing of Desmarestia latifrons
Upper part of sporophyte
Illustrations:
Sporophyte: Abbott and Hollenberg 1976, p. 223, fig. 184 (habit); Setchell and Gardner 1925, pl. 90 (photo: habit) Display references
Pacific Coast Distribution:
Arch Cape, Clatsop Co., Ore. (Markham and Celestino 1977, p. 258) to Russian River, Sonoma Co., Calif. (UC 463960); Santa Cruz, Calif. (UC 687948); Monterey Peninsula, Calif. (Smith 1944, p. 121); San Luis Obispo Co., Calif. (Sparling 1977, p. 32); Jalama, Santa Barbara Co., Calif. (West 493); Channel Is., Calif. (San Miguel I.: Miller in UC; Santa Rosa I.: UC 755943); Agua Blanca in Bahía Rosario, Baja Calif. (L. Aguilar Rosas and Pacheco Ruiz 1985, p. 72) Display references
Life History:
alternation of heteromorphic phases, with a macroscopic sporophyte and dioecious microscopic gametophytes (A. Peters, unpub. obs.)
Phylogeny:
Peters et al. 1997 Display references
Epiphytes:
Acrochaetium desmarestiae, Erythrocladia irregularis, Hymenena fryeana, Membranoptera tenuis

 
J F M A M J J A S O N D
BRITISH
COLUMBIA
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COLUMBIA
RIVER
Pl                         Common, at Harris State Park and Sunset Bay, in pools and on rocks of the low intertidal and subtidal in heavily sanded in habitats. Doty 1947, p. 35. Sanborn and Doty 1947, p. 29. Markham and Celestino 1977, p. 258. Display references
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CAPE
ARAGO
Pl                         Uncommon, in the subtidal. (DS 307022).
U          xx          
S          xx          
CAPE
MENDOCINO
Pl                         Common, on rocks in sandy subtidal. Kjeldsen 1995, p. 18. Display references
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POINT
ARENA
Pl                         Common, on rocks in sandy coves, Russian River to Salt Point, Sonoma Co. Kjeldsen 1995, p. 18. Display references
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S        xx        x  
SAN
FRANCISCO
Pl                         Abundant, in pools and on rocks exposed to strong surf in the low intertidal. Smith 1944, p. 120. Display references
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S xxxxxxx      xx

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