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Major GroupScientific NameYearName StatusNative Status
Cladophoropsis fasciculataaccepted nameCryptogenic
Codium johnstoneiaccepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Chaetomorpha aerea1849accepted nameCryptogenic
Chlorophyceae (green)Chaetomorpha clavata var. torta
(Under Chaetomorpha spiralis)
1909heterotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Chaetomorpha linum f. aerea
(Under Chaetomorpha aerea)
1918homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Chaetomorpha spiralis1903accepted nameCryptogenic
Chlorophyceae (green)Chaetomorpha torta
(Under Chaetomorpha spiralis)
1914heterotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Chloronitum aereum
(Under Chaetomorpha aerea)
1828homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Chloropelta caespitosa
(Under Ulva tanneri)
1980homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Cladophora coalita
(Under Acrosiphonia coalita)
1958homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Cladophora columbiana1903accepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Cladophora graminea1909accepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Cladophora hemisphaerica
(Under Cladophora columbiana)
1918heterotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Cladophora microcladioides1909accepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Cladophora microcladioides f. stricta
(Under Cladophora microcladioides)
1909heterotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Codiolum gregarium
(Under Urospora penicilliformis)
1855heterotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Codiolum penicilliforme
(Under Urospora penicilliformis)
1957homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Codium cuneatum1930misapplied name
Chlorophyceae (green)Codium dawsonii2014accepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Codium fragile subsp. californicum2007accepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Codium fragile var. californicum
(Under Codium fragile subsp. californicum)
1912homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Codium hubbsii1950accepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Codium mucronatum f. californicum
(Under Codium fragile subsp. californicum)
1887homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Codium setchellii1919accepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Conferva aerea
(Under Chaetomorpha aerea)
1806homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Conferva coalita
(Under Acrosiphonia coalita)
1851homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Conferva intestinalis
(Under Ulva intestinalis)
1797homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Conferva isogona
(Under Urospora penicilliformis)
1808heterotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Conferva penicilliformis
(Under Urospora penicilliformis)
1806homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Conferva riparia
(Under Rhizoclonium riparium)
1806homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Conferva youngana
(Under Urospora penicilliformis)
1809heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Capillaria pedunculata
(Under Sporochnus pedunculatus)
1809homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Castagnea crassa
(Under Tinocladia crassa)
1929homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Chaetophora marina
(Under Leathesia marina)
1819homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Chorda filum var. lomentaria
(Under Scytosiphon lomentaria)
1843homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Chorda lomentaria
(Under Scytosiphon lomentaria)
1819homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Chordaria abietina
(Under Analipus japonicus)
1875heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Chordaria andersonii
(Under Haplogloia andersonii)
1929homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Chordaria viridis
(Under Desmarestia viridis)
1817homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Clavatella difformis
(Under Leathesia marina)
1835heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Clavatella nostoc-marina
(Under Leathesia marina)
1823heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Coilodesme californica1889accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Coilodesme corrugata1924accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Coilodesme rigida1924accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia bullosa
(Under Colpomenia bullosa)
1954homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia bullosa1948accepted nameNon-native
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia peregrina
(Under Colpomenia peregrina)
1937homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia peregrina1927accepted nameNon-native
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia sinuosa
(Under Colpomenia sinuosa)
1851homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia sinuosa1851accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia sinuosa f. tuberculata
(Under Colpomenia tuberculata)
1903homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia sinuosa var. peregrina
(Under Colpomenia peregrina)
1927homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Colpomenia tuberculata1898accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Corynephora marina
(Under Leathesia marina)
1824homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Costaria costata1895accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Costaria reticulata
(Under Dictyoneurum reticulatum)
1895homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Cutleria cylindrica
(Under Mutimo cylindricus)
1902homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Cylindrocarpus rugosus
(Under Petrospongium rugosum)
1903homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Cystoseira douglasii
(Under Stephanocystis osmundacea)
1840heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Cystoseira expansa
(Under Stephanocystis osmundacea)
1824heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Cystoseira neglecta
(Under Stephanocystis neglecta)
1913homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Cystoseira osmundacea
(Under Stephanocystis osmundacea)
1820homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Cystoseira osmundacea f. expansa
(Under Stephanocystis osmundacea)
1901heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Cystoseira setchellii
(Under Stephanocystis setchellii)
1913homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Calliarthron cheilosporioides1937accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Calliarthron regenerans
(Under Calliarthron tuberculosum)
1937heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Calliarthron schmittii
(Under Bossiella schmittii)
1938homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Calliarthron setchelliae
(Under Calliarthron tuberculosum)
1937heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Calliarthron tuberculosum1964accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Calliarthron vertebrale
(Under Calliarthron tuberculosum)
1940heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Callilithophytum parcum2015accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Callithamnion floccosum var. pacificum
(Under Antithamnionella pacifica)
1862homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Callithamnion pikeanum1853accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Callithamnion purpureum
(Under Rhodochorton purpureum)
1841homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Callithamnion ramellosum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1845heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum
(Under Rhodochorton purpureum)
1847homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Callophylis firma
(Under Salishia firma)
1957homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Callophyllis flabellulata1862accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Callophyllis heanophylla1923accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Callophyllis linearis1965accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Callophyllis pinnata1923accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Callophyllis rhynchocarpa1850misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Callophyllis violacea1885accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Calosiphonia californica
(Under Gloiosiphonia californica)
1899homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Carpocaulon nidificum
(Under Chondria nidifica)
1898homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Carpopeltis bushiae1956accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Carpopeltis cornea1942misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Caulacanthus okamurae1933accepted nameNon-native
Rhodophyceae (red)Caulacanthus ustulatus1843misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Caulacanthus ustulatus1843misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Centroceras clavulatum1846accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Centroceras clavulatum var. brachyacanthum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1878heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Centroceras clavulatum var. cryptacanthum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1867heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Centroceras clavulatum var. macracanthum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1874heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Centroceras clavulatum var. oxyacanthum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1867heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Centroceras eatonianum
(Under Corallophila eatoniana)
1875homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Centroceras oregonense
(Under Corallophila eatoniana)
1876heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium californicum1894accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium clavulatum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1822homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium clavulatum var. borbonicum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1828heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium cryptacanthum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1848heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium diaphanum var. borbonicum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1824heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium eatonianum
(Under Corallophila eatoniana)
1903homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium filamentosum
(Under Spyridia filamentosa)
1828homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium hyalacanthum
(Under Centroceras clavulatum)
1848heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium pacificum1925accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium rubrum var. pacificum
(Under Ceramium pacificum)
1913homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium washingtoniense
(Under Ceramium pacificum)
1925heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceramium zebrinum
(Under Corallophila eatoniana)
1894heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ceratothamnion pikeanum
(Under Callithamnion pikeanum)
1892homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chaetophora rubra
(Under Nemalion elminthoides)
1812heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cheilosporum californicum
(Under Bossiella californica)
1902homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cheilosporum macmillanii
(Under Johansenia macmillanii)
1902homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cheilosporum tuberculosum
(Under Calliarthron tuberculosum)
1905homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chiharaea americana f. bodegensis2013accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chiharaea bodegensis
(Under Chiharaea americana f. bodegensis)
1971homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chiharaea silvae2012accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondracanthus armatus
(Under Chondracanthus spinosus)
1996heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondracanthus canaliculatus1993accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondracanthus corymbiferus1993accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondracanthus exasperatus1996accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondracanthus harveyanus1993accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondracanthus spinosus1993accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondracanthus volans
(Under Mazzaella volans)
2006homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria acrorhizophora1924accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria californica
(Under Chondria acrorhizophora)
1941heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria cuscutoides
(Under Chondria acrorhizophora)
1946heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria decipiens1941accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria nidifica1858accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria ovalis var. subarticulata
(Under Neogastroclonium subarticulatum)
1822homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria subopposita
(Under Laurencia subopposita)
1903homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria taxiformis
(Under Asparagopsis taxiformis)
1824homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondria tenuissima f. californica
(Under Chondria acrorhizophora)
1899heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondriopsis nidifica
(Under Chondria nidifica)
1863homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondriopsis subopposita
(Under Laurencia subopposita)
1892homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondroclonium canaliculatum
(Under Chondracanthus canaliculatus)
1849homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondrus affinis
(Under Mazzaella affinis)
1841homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondrus fastigiatus
(Under Ahnfeltia fastigiata)
1843homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondrus incisus
(Under Mazzaella oregona)
1850heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chondrus linearis
(Under Ahnfeltiopsis linearis)
1830homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chrysymenia pseudodichotoma
(Under Botryocladia pseudodichotoma)
1889homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chylocladia japonica
(Under Analipus japonicus)
1902homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chylocladia ovalis f. subarticulata
(Under Neogastroclonium subarticulatum)
1925homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chylocladia ovalis var. coulteri
(Under Neogastroclonium subarticulatum)
1876heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chylocladia ovata var. subarticulata
(Under Neogastroclonium subarticulatum)
1902homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chylocladia saccata
(Under Erythrocystis saccata)
1849homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Chylocladia subarticulata
(Under Neogastroclonium subarticulatum)
1902homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Clathromorphum parcum
(Under Callilithophytum parcum)
1970homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Coeloseira compressa
(Under Gastroclonium compressum)
1941homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Collinsia californica
(Under Mazzaella californica)
1899homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Conferva purpurea
(Under Rhodochorton purpureum)
1804homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Constantinea simplex1901accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina calliptera
(Under Jania rosea)
1849heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina chilensis1849accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina clavigera
(Under Jania rosea)
1858heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina crispata
(Under Jania rosea)
1816heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina cuvieri
(Under Jania rosea)
1816heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina cuvieri var. calliptera
(Under Jania rosea)
1868heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina cuvieri var. crispata
(Under Jania rosea)
1852heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina cuvieri var. denudata
(Under Jania rosea)
1855heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina cuvieri var. turneri
(Under Jania rosea)
1858heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina densa
(Under Corallina vancouveriensis)
1947heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina denudata
(Under Jania rosea)
1858heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina gracilis
(Under Jania rosea)
1816heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina gracilis f. densa
(Under Corallina vancouveriensis)
1906heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina gracilis var. lycopodioides
(Under Corallina vancouveriensis)
1945heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina natalensis
(Under Jania verrucosa)
1858heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina officinalis f. multiramosa
(Under Corallina vancouveriensis)
1903homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina officinalis var. chilensis
(Under Corallina chilensis)
1858homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina pedunculata
(Under Jania verrucosa)
1858heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina pilifera
(Under Jania rosea)
1816heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina pinnatifolia1953accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina plumifera
(Under Jania rosea)
1849heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina plumosa
(Under Jania rosea)
1815heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina rosea
(Under Jania rosea)
1815homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina trichocarpa
(Under Jania rosea)
1858heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina tuberculosa
(Under Calliarthron tuberculosum)
1840homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina turneri
(Under Jania rosea)
1816heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina vancouveriensis1902accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina vancouveriensis f. densa
(Under Corallina vancouveriensis)
1902homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina vancouveriensis var. aculeata
(Under Corallina vancouveriensis)
1953homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina vancouveriensis var. lycopodioides
(Under Corallina vancouveriensis)
1953heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallina verrucosa
(Under Jania verrucosa)
1858homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Corallophila eatoniana2000accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Cordylecladia andersonii
(Under Gracilariopsis andersonii)
1949homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cornea capillacea
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1809homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cornicularia cuvieri
(Under Jania rosea)
1974heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cornicularia gracilis
(Under Jania rosea)
1974heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cornicularia pilifera
(Under Jania rosea)
1974heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cornicularia rosea
(Under Jania rosea)
1974homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cruoria profunda
(Under Opuntiella californica)
1961heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cruoriopsis aestuarii
(Under Gloiosiphonia verticillaris)
1970heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cryptonemia obovata1876accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Cryptonemia ovalifolia
(Under Isabbottia ovalifolia)
1941homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cryptopleura farlowiana
(Under Cryptopleura ruprechtiana)
1997heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Cryptopleura lobulifera1924accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Cryptopleura ruprechtiana1924accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Cryptopleura violacea1924accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Cryptosiphonia woodii1876accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Cumagloia andersonii1917accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Cumathamnion decipiens2012accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Cystoclonium gaudichaudii
(Under Sarcodiotheca gaudichaudii)
1847homotypic synonym


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