Red Algae and Sandstone, Point Reyes National Seashore, California


ID 2995

The red "alga" (Trentepohlia) grows on the shadier and cooler north faces of the Paleocene Point Reyes conglomerate and sandstone near the lighthouse. Although it contains green chorophyll, the red pigments predominate. 


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