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Major GroupScientific NameYearName StatusNative Status
Pelvetiopsis californicusaccepted nameNative
Pseudolithoderma nigrumaccepted nameNative
Chlorophyceae (green)Phycoseris crispata
(Under Ulva linza)
1843heterotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Phycoseris linza
(Under Ulva linza)
1843homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Phycoseris lobata
(Under Ulva lobata)
1847homotypic synonym
Chlorophyceae (green)Prasiola meridionalis1920accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pachydictyon binghamiae
(Under Dictyota binghamiae)
1950homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pachydictyon coriaceum
(Under Dictyota coriacea)
1899homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelagophycus giganteus
(Under Pelagophycus porra)
1881heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelagophycus intermedius
(Under Pelagophycus porra)
1965heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelagophycus porra1908accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetia compressa f. gracilis
(Under Silvetia compressa subsp. deliquescens)
1996homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetia fastigiata
(Under Silvetia compressa)
1895homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis
(Under Silvetia compressa subsp. deliquescens)
1917homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetia fastigiata f. limitata
(Under Pelvetiopsis limitata)
1905homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetiopsis arborescens1940accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetiopsis limitata1910accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetiopsis limitata f. lata
(Under Pelvetiopsis limitata)
1910heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetiopsis limitata f. lata
(Under Pelvetiopsis limitata)
1910heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pelvetiopsis limitata f. typica
(Under Pelvetiopsis limitata)
1910homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Petalonia binghamiae1973accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Petalonia debilis
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1850heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Petalonia fascia1898accepted nameCryptogenic
Phaeophyceae (brown)Petalonia fascia var. debilis
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1937heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Petrospongium rugosum1924accepted nameCryptogenic
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phaeostrophion irregulare1924accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phasganon marginatum
(Under Alaria marginata)
1850heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phycodendrum sessile
(Under Saccharina sessilis)
1898homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phycodendrum sinclairii
(Under Laminaria sinclairii)
1898homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phycolapathum cuneatum
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1845heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phyllitis caespitosa
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1863heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phyllitis debilis
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1849heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phyllitis fascia
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1843homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phyllitis fascia var. curvata
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1849heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phyllitis fascia var. debilis
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1883heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phyllitis fascia var. latior
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1889heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phyllitis fascia var. tenuissima
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1902heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Phyllospora menziesii
(Under Egregia menziesii)
1839homotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pleurophycus gardneri1901accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Postelsia palmaeformis1852accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Pterygophora californica1852accepted nameNative
Phaeophyceae (brown)Punctaria caespitosa
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1836heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Punctaria debilis
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1849heterotypic synonym
Phaeophyceae (brown)Punctaria fascia
(Under Petalonia fascia)
1849homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron californicum
(Under Bossiella californica)
2007homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron californicum subsp. schmittii
(Under Bossiella schmittii)
2007homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron cooperi
(Under Bossiella dichotoma)
2007heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron corymbiferum
(Under Bossiella californica)
2007heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron gardneri
(Under Bossiella dichotoma)
2007heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron insulare
(Under Bossiella dichotoma)
2007heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron interruptum
(Under Bossiella dichotoma)
2007heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron ligulatum
(Under Bossiella dichotoma)
2007heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron orbignianum subsp. dichotomum
(Under Bossiella dichotoma)
2007homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron pachycladum
(Under Bossiella californica)
2007heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron plumosum
(Under Bossiella plumosa)
2007homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pachyarthron sagittatum
(Under Bossiella dichotoma)
2007heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Palmaria mollis1985accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Palmaria palmata f. mollis
(Under Palmaria mollis)
1976homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Palmella elminthoides
(Under Nemalion elminthoides)
1821homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Palmella rubra
(Under Hildenbrandia rubra)
1829homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Petrocelis franciscana
(Under Mastocarpus papillatus)
1917heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Phycodrys setchellii1922accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pikea californica1853accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pikea pinnata1899accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pikea robusta
(Under Pikea pinnata)
1968heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pikea woodii
(Under Cryptosiphonia woodii)
1872homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Plocamium cartilagineum1967misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Plocamium cartilagineum subsp. pacificum
(Under Plocamium pacificum)
1979homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Plocamium coccineum1819misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum
(Under Plocamium pacificum)
1961homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Plocamium oregonum1947accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Plocamium pacificum1925accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Plocamium violaceum1877accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Plumaria californica
(Under Neoptilota californica)
1891homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Plumaria densa
(Under Neoptilota densa)
1891homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Plumaria filicina
(Under Ptilota filicina)
1891homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Plumaria hypnoides
(Under Neoptilota hypnoides)
1891homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pogonophora californica
(Under Dasya binghamiae)
1890homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pogonophorella californica
(Under Dasya binghamiae)
1952homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polyneura latissima1924accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Polyocetum filamentosa
(Under Spyridia filamentosa)
1836homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polyopes bushiae
(Under Carpopeltis bushiae)
1899homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polyostea bipinnata
(Under Pterosiphonia bipinnata)
1850homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polyporolithon parcum
(Under Callilithophytum parcum)
1953homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia baileyi
(Under Pterosiphonia baileyi)
1863homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia bipinnata
(Under Pterosiphonia bipinnata)
1840homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia californica
(Under Neosiphonia paniculata)
1853heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia dendroidea
(Under Pterosiphonia dendroidea)
1837homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia filamentosa
(Under Spyridia filamentosa)
1827homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia hillebrandii
(Under Asparagopsis taxiformis)
1883heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia paniculata
(Under Neosiphonia paniculata)
1842homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia parasitica f. dendroidea
(Under Pterosiphonia dendroidea)
1863homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia verticillata
(Under Herposiphonia verticillata)
1833homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Polysiphonia woodii
(Under Pterochondria woodii)
1853homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Porphyra gardneri
(Under Pyropia gardneri)
1977homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Porphyra naiadum
(Under Smithora naiadum)
1892homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Porphyra nereocystis
(Under Pyropia nereocystis)
1892homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Porphyra perforata
(Under Pyropia perforata)
1883homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Porphyrella gardneri
(Under Pyropia gardneri)
1977homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis andersoniana1876accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis angusta1899misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis angusta1899misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis cornea1958misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis cornea1958misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis filiformis1941accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis jubata
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1851heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lanceolata1853accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lanceolata var. angusta1853misapplied; not in California
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis linearis1941accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lyalii
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1862heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lyallii
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1862heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lyallii var. densissima
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1862heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lyallii var. depauperata
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1862heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lyallii var. dilatata
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1862heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lyallii var. lanceolata
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1862heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lyallii var. normalis
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1862heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis lyallii var. ornata
(Under Prionitis sternbergii)
1862heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis sternbergii1851accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Prionitis vizcainensis
(Under Prionitis filiformis)
1960heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pseudogloiophloea confusa
(Under Scinaia confusa)
1956homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pseudoscinaia snyderae
(Under Scinaia confusa)
1914homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pteridium serratum f. platyphyllum
(Under Membranoptera platyphylla)
1903homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterochondria pygmaea
(Under Pterochondria woodii)
1942heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterochondria woodii1942accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterochondria woodii var. pygmaea
(Under Pterochondria woodii)
1963heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia capillacea
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1876homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia complanata
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1949heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia densa
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1934heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia lindaueri
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1961heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia mexicana
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1945heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia okamurae
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1945heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia pinnata
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1950heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia pyramidalis
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1945heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladia robusta
(Under Pterocladiella capillacea)
1945heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterocladiella capillacea1997accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterosiphonia baileyi1901accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterosiphonia bipinnata1901accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterosiphonia dendroidea1901accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterosiphonia parasitica var. dendroidea
(Under Pterosiphonia dendroidea)
1899homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterosiphonia pygmaea
(Under Pterochondria woodii)
1941heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterosiphonia woodii
(Under Pterochondria woodii)
1901homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterosiphonia woodii f. pygmaea
(Under Pterochondria woodii)
1911heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterota californica
(Under Neoptilota californica)
1863homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pterota densa
(Under Neoptilota densa)
1863homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ptilota californica
(Under Neoptilota californica)
1853homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ptilota densa
(Under Neoptilota densa)
1822homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ptilota filicina1876accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Ptilota hypnoides
(Under Neoptilota hypnoides)
1833homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Ptilota pectinata
(Under Neoptilota densa)
1833heterotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pugetia firma
(Under Salishia firma)
1941homotypic synonym
Rhodophyceae (red)Pyropia gardneri2011accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pyropia nereocystis2011accepted nameNative
Rhodophyceae (red)Pyropia perforata2011accepted nameNative


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