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St Pierre du Bois

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'landlad' for 'landladys wig'-not all spellings in database are correct

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On this page you can search for different seaweeds (Algae to the cognoscenti !) if you know the colloquial name enter it in the top box - if you remember a bit of Latin use the second box It will find all similar sounding species If you can't remember any then there is a list of common names below to choose from Enter the common name which you wan to find Search for the Latin Name

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Common name/s Latin
acid kelp Desmarestia ligulata
agar weed Pterocladia lucida,Mastocarpus stellatus
Alaries succulente Alaria esculenta
algue à crochets Asparagopsis armata
algue à gouttière Pelvetia canaliculata
algue balai Halopteris scoparia
algue chou-fleur Codium fragile
algue coraline Corallina officinalis
algue des Sargasses Sargassum muticum
algue feutre Codium fragile
algue feutrée Codium fragile
algue feutrée dichotome Codium tomentosum
algue noueuse Ascophyllum nodosum
anguillier Laminaria digitata,Laminaria hyperborea
antler seaweed Codium reediae
Antarctica algae Durvillaea antarctica
apron-ribbon vegetable Undaria pinnatifida
Arctic wrack Fucus evanescens
asco Ascophyllum nodosum
ascophylle Ascophyllum nodosum
ascophylle noueuse Ascophyllum nodosum
ascophylle noueux Ascophyllum nodosum
Asian kelp Undaria pinnatifida
Atlantic kelp Saccharina longicruris
Atlantic kombu Laminaria digitata
Atlantic wakame Alaria esculenta
badderlocks Alaria esculenta
balai de Triton Halopteris scoparia
Baltic agar Furcellaria lumbricalis
baudrée Laminaria hyperborea
baudrier de Neptune Saccharina latissima
Binder's Sargassum Weed Sargassum aquifolium
black carrageen Furcellaria lumbricalis
black kelp Nereocystis luetkeana
black tang Fucus vesiculosus
black tany Fucus vesiculosus
black wrack Fucus serratus
blackweed Fucus serratus
bladder fucus Fucus vesiculosus
bladder kelp Nereocystis luetkeana
bladder locks Alaria esculenta
bladder wrack Fucus gardneri,Fucus vesiculosus
bladderlochs Alaria esculenta
bladderlock Alaria esculenta
bladderwrack  Fucus gardneri,Fucus vesiculosus
bootlace weed Chorda filum
boucle de cheveux Plocamium cartilagineum
Braggair Laminaria digitata
branched string lettuce Ulva prolifera
bright grass kelp Ulva linza
bright green nori Ulva clathrata
broadleaf kelp Saccharina latissima
bubble kelp Fucus gardneri
bulbous Laminaria Saccorhiza polyschides
bulbous rooted tangle Saccorhiza polyschides
bull kelp Nereocystis luetkeana,Durvillaea potatorum,Durvillaea antarctica
bull whip kelp Nereocystis luetkeana
bullwhip kelp Nereocystis luetkeana
bullwhip kelp Nereocystis luetkeana
Bushy Ahnfelt's seaweed Ahnfeltia plicata
California kombu Saccharina dentigera
California laver Pyropia perforata
Cape kelp Durvillaea antarctica
carrageen moss Chondrus crispus
carragheen Chondrus crispus
carraghéen Chondrus crispus
carraghèen Chondrus crispus
carragheen moss Chondrus crispus
cat gut Chorda filum
cat's gut Chorda filum
cats' puff Mastocarpus stellatus
cattle sargassum weed Sargassum boveanum
caulerpe à bille Caulerpa racemosa
caulerpe raisin Caulerpa racemosa
ceinture de neptune Saccharina latissima
céramium Ceramium virgatum
Ceylon moss Hydropuntia edulis,Gelidium amansii
chaffweed Gelidiella acerosa
chain bladder Cystoseira barbata
chain bladder kelp Stephanocystis osmundacea
chalk weed Phymatolithon calcareum
channel wrack Pelvetia canaliculata
channel-wrack Pelvetia canaliculata
channelled wrack Pelvetia canaliculata
cheveux de mer Ulva intestinalis
chicory sea lettuce Ulva lactuca
Chilean kelp Lessonia nigrescens
Chinese moss Gracilaria verrucosa
Chondrus Chondrus crispus
chop-chop Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis
choucroute de la mer Chondrus crispus
coarse agar weed Pterocladia lucida
coarse sea grape Caulerpa racemosa
coarse seagrape Caulerpa racemosa
cockscombe Plocamium cartilagineum
codium orvet Codium fragile
codium tomenteux Codium tomentosum
color changer Desmarestia ligulata
common hornweed Ceramium virgatum
common kelp Ecklonia radiata,Laminaria digitata
coral strands Phymatolithon calcareum
coral weed Corallina officinalis
coralline rose Corallina officinalis
cow tang Pelvetia canaliculata
crop of threads Nemalion vermiculare
crozier weed Hypnea musciformis
crude agar Eucheuma denticulatum
curly gristle moss Chondrus crispus
curly moss Chondrus crispus
cut weed Chondrus crispus
cutweed Chondrus crispus
cuvie Laminaria hyperborea
cuvy Laminaria hyperborea
dabberlocks Alaria esculenta
daberlocks Alaria esculenta
Danish agar Fucellaria lumbricalis
dead man's fingers Codium fragile,Codium reediae
dead man's rope Chorda filum
dilsk Palmaria palmata
Dorset weed Chondrus crispus
dragon kelp Eualaria fistulsoa
drilly kelp Alaria marginata
dry limu Gymnogongrus griffithsiae
dulse poivrée Osmundea pinnatifida
dwarf gelidium elidium pusillum
dyer's fucus Fucus vesiculosus
dyers fucus Fucus vesiculosus
ear seaweed Padina pavonica
East-Indian carrageen Eucheuma denticulatum
edible fucus Alaria esculenta
egg wrack Ascophyllum nodosum
entéromorphe Ulva compressa,Ulva intestinalis
false Irish moss Mastocarpus stellatus
feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii
felt-alga Codium fragile
felty fingers Codium fragile
fil de fur Ahnfeltia plicata
fil de mer Chorda filum
fingered tangle Laminaria digitata
flat green nori Ulva compressa
flat pompom kelp Lessoniopsis littoralis
flat wrack Fucus spiralis
flattened acid kelp Desmarestia ligulata
forked felt alga Codium fragile
fouet de sorcière Laminaria digitata
fougère de mer Undaria pinnatifida
fougère des mers Undaria pinnatifida
fragile codium Codium fragile
frilled nori Pyropia perforata
fucus Fucus vesiculosus,Fucus gardneri,Fucus evanescens
fucus denté Fucus serratus
fucus dentelé Fucus serratus
fucus evanescent Fucus evanescens
fucus spiralé Fucus spiralis
fucus tips Fucus vesiculosus
fucus vésiculeux Fucus vesiculosus
funnel weed Padina pavonica
furbelowed hangers Saccorhiza polyschides
furbelows Saccorhiza polyschides
giant bull kelp Nereocystis luetkeana
glueweed Gloiopeltis furcata,Gloiopeltis tenax
goazle Laminaria digitata
goémon Fucus vesiculosus
goémon à vache Palmaria palmata
goémon blanc Chondrus crispus
goémon d’avril Laminaria hyperborea
goémon de coupe Laminaria digitata
goémon frisé Chondrus crispus
goémon noir Ascophyllum nodosum
goémon rouge Chondrus crispus
grape caulerpa Caulerpa racemosa
grapestone Mastocarpus papillatus
grass kelp Ulva intestinalis
great furlowed Laminaria Saccorhiza polyschides
great kelp Nereocystis luetkeana
green caviar Caulerpa lentillifera,Caulerpa racemosa
green fleece Codium fragile
green laver Ulva lactuca ,Ulva rigida,Ulva compressa,Monostroma nitidum
green sea feather    Caulerpa sertularioides
green sea fingers Codium fragile
green sea velvet Codium fragile
green sponge Codium fragile
gulf weed Sargassum filipendula,Sargassum fusiforme
gulfweed Sargassum filipendula,Sargassum fusiforme
gumweed Gloiopeltis furcata
gut weed Ulva intestinalis
gutweed Ulva intestinalis
haricot de mer Himanthalia elongata
haricot vert de mer Himanthalia elongata
harpoon weed Asparagopsis armata,Asparagopsis taxiformis
harpoon-alga Asparagopsis armata
henware Alaria esculenta
himanthale Himanthalia elongata
hollow green nori Ulva intestinalis
hollow green weed Ulva intestinalis
hollow-stem kelp Saccharina longicruris
holly limu Sargassum aquifolium
honey ware Alaria esculenta,Alaria marginata
honeyware Alaria esculenta,Alaria marginata
hook weed Hypnea musciformis
hooked seaweed Hypnea musciformis
horned wrack Fucus ceranoides
hornweed Ceramium virgatum
Irish dulse Palmaria palmata
Irish moss Chondrus crispus
Irish wakame Alaria esculenta
jade nori Monostroma nitidum
jania Jania rubens
Japanese isinglass Gelidium amansii
Japanese kelp Undaria pinnatifida
Japanese sargasso weed Sargassum muticum
Japanese weed Sargassum muticum
Japanese wireweed Sargassum muticum
Japonaise wakame Undaria pinnatifida
japweed Sargassum muticum
Java agar Eucheuma denticulatum
jelly bags Fucus vesiculosus
jelly moss Chondrus crispus,Gloiopeltis furcata
kelp Laminaria digitata
keys Alaria esculenta
knobbed wrack Ascophyllum nodosum
knotted kelp Ascophyllum nodosum
knotted wrack Ascophyllum nodosum
kombu Breton Laminaria digitata
kombu royale Saccharina latissima
konbu Laminaria digitata,Saccharina japonica
lacet Chorda filum
lacet de mer Chorda filum
lacy sea lettuce Ulva pertusa
lady wrack Fucus vesiculosus
laitue de mer Ulva lactuca
laminaire digitée Laminaria digitata
laminaire flexible Laminaria digitata
laminaire rugueuse Laminaria hyperborea
laminaire saccharine Saccharina latissima
laminaire sucrée Saccharina latissima
landlady's wig Ahnfeltia plicata
laver,aver seaweed Porphyra umbilicalis,Porphyra yezoensis
laverbread Pyropia lanceolata
leather kelp Ecklonia radiata
leather tube Scytosiphon lomentaria
leathery dulse Palmaria hecatensis
lichen Chondrus crispus
lichen belt Ascophyllum nodosum
lichen carragahen Chondrus crispus
lichen irlandais Chondrus crispus
link confetti Ulva intestinalis
lithothamne Phymatolithon calcareum
long bladder kelp Macrocystis integrifolia
maerle Phymatolithon calcareum,ithothamnion corallioides
Makassar weed Eucheuma denticulatum
Manifod callophyllis Callophyllis variegata
many tubed gable weed Vertebrata lanosa
Mendocino Coast kombu Saccharina dentigera
merl Phymatolithon calcareum,ithothamnion corallioides
mermaid's fishing line Chorda filum
mermaid's tresses Chorda filum
mopweed Lessonia nigrescens
mouse plant Caulerpa spp.
mousse des rochers Chondrus crispus
mousse perlée Chondrus crispus
Neptune's girdle Palmaria spp.
netweed Hydroclathrus clathratus
northern stiff-stiped kelp Saccharina dentigera
Norwegian kelp Ascophyllum nodosum
oarweed Laminaria digitata ,Saccharina longicruris,Alaria spp.,Arthrothamnus bifidus
oarweed kelp Laminaria digitata
orange head Nereocystis luetkeana
ornate seaweed Turbinaria ornata
oseille de mer Desmarestia ligulata
Ouessane Undaria pinnatifida
oyster thief Codium fragile
Pacific coast wakame Alaria marginata
Pacific dulse Palmaria mollis
Pacific wakame Alaria marginata
paddle weed Ecklonia cava
paddy tang Fucus vesiculosus
padine Padina pavonica
palmariale Palmaria palmata
peacocks tail Padina pavonica
pearl moss Chondrus crispus
pelvétia Pelvetia canaliculata
pelvétie Pelvetia canaliculata
pelvétie cannelée Pelvetia canaliculata
pepper dulse Osmundea pinnatifida
persil de mer Ulva intestinalis
perforated brown seaweed Hydroclathrus clathratus
petit goémon Chondrus crispus
pigweed Ascophyllum nodosum
pompon des ascophylles Vertebrata lanosa
poor man's weather glass Saccharina latissima
popping wrack Fucus vesiculosus
popweed Fucus gardneri,Fucus vesiculosus,Fucus evanescens
porphyre Porphyra umbilicalis
pousse d'Irlande Chondrus crispus
purple dulse Palmaria palmata
purple funori Gloiopeltis spp.
purple laver Porphyra umbilicalis,Palmaria palmata,Pyropia perforata
purple pencils Dumontia contorta
queue de paon Padina pavonica
rainbow bladderweed Cystoseira barbata
rainbow kelp Iridaea cordata
rainbow leaf seaweed Mazzaella splendens
rainbow seaweed Iridaea cordata
raisin de mer Caulerpa racemosa
raisins de la mer Caulerpa lentillifera
red comb weed Plocamium cartilagineum
red dulse Palmaria palmata
red eyelet silk Sparlingia pertusa
red fucus Fucus vesiculosus
red hornweed Ceramium virgatum
red kale Palmaria spp.
red limu Asparagopsis armata,Asparagopsis taxiformis
red marine algae Gigartina skottsbergii
red nori Wildemania miniata,yropia nereocystis
red ribbon Palmaria mollis
red seaweed Ceramium virgatum,Pterocladia lucida
red ware Laminaria digitata
red wrack Laminaria digitata
redware Laminaria hyperborea
ribbon kelp Alaria marginata,Nereocystis luetkeana
Rissella de roca Rissoella verruculosa
robert Ascophyllum nodosum
robust sea moss ypnea valentiae
rock chickory Rissoella verruculosa
rock weed Ascophyllum nodosum,Fucus gardneri,Fucus vesiculosus,Fucus distichus,Fucus evanescens
rock wrack Fucus vesiculosus
rockweed Ascophyllum nodosum,Fucus gardneri,Fucus vesiculosus,Fucus distichus,Fucus evanescens
rockwrack Fucus vesiculosus
Sakhalin agar Ahnfeltia plicata
sargasse Sargassum muticum
sargasse japonaise Sargassum muticum
sargassum algae Sargassum muticum
sargassum grass Sargassum filipendula
sausage seaweed Scytosiphon lomentaria
saw wrack Fucus serratus
Scottish pepper Osmundea pinnatifida
sea bamboo Ecklonia maxima
sea belt Saccharina latissima
sea belts Saccharina latissima
sea broom Halopteris scoparia
sea cabbage Saccharina sessilis
sea cellophane Monostroma grevillei
sea fern Stephanocystis osmundacea
sea furbelows Saccorhiza polyschides
sea girdle Laminaria digitata
sea girdles Laminaria digitata
sea grapes Caulerpa lentillifera ,Caulerpa racemosa
sea hair Ulva intestinalis
sea kale Palmaria palmata
sea lace Chorda filum
sea lettuce Ulva lactuca ,Ulva rigida ,Ulva fasciata
sea moss Chondrus crispus,Eucheuma isiforme
sea mustard Undaria pinnatifida
sea noodles Nemalion vermiculare
sea oak Eisenia bicyclis,Fucus vesiculosus
sea onion Nereocystis luetkeana
sea otter's cabbage Nereocystis luetkeana
sea palm Postelsia palmaeformis
sea palm kelp Postelsia palmaeformis
sea parsley Palmaria palmata
sea rod Laminaria hyperborea
sea rods Laminaria hyperborea
sea sorrel Desmarestia ligulata
sea spaghetti Himanthalia elongata
sea staghorn Codium fragile
sea tangle Laminaria digitata
sea thong Himanthalia elongata
sea wand Laminaria digitata
sea ware Fucus vesiculosus
sea whip Nereocystis luetkeana
sea whistle Ascophyllum nodosum
sea wrack Fucus vesiculosus
sea-girdles Laminaria digitata
sea-thong Himanthalia elongata
sea-ware Fucus vesiculosus
seabroom Halopteris scoparia
seamuisin Chondrus crispus
seatang Fucus vesiculosus
seatwine Chorda filum
seawrack Fucus vesiculosus
Seersucker kelp Costaria costata
serrated wrack Fucus serratus
sheep weed Palmaria palmata
short stipe alaria Alaria marginata
Singapore weed Eucheuma denticulatum
Sister Sarah Stephanocystis osmundacea
Skottsberg's gigartina Gigartina skottsbergii
slender sea lettuce Ulva linza
sloke Porphyra umbilicalis
small seagrape Caulerpa lentillifera
southern sea pal Eisenia arborea
southern stiff-stiped kelp Laminaria setchellii
spaghetti de mer Himanthalia elongata
spaghetti kelp Chorda filum
spiny eucheuma Eucheuma denticulatum
spiny-leaf seaweed Turbinaria ornata
spiral wrack Fucus spiralis
spiraling rockweed Fucus spiralis
spiralled wrack Fucus spiralis
splendid iridescent seaweed Mazzaella splendens
split blade kelp Laminaria setchellii
split-fan kelp Laminaria pallida
split kelp Laminaria setchellii,Saccharina groenlandica,Laminaria/Saccharina bongardiana
sponge seaweed Codium fragile,Hydroclathrus clathratus
sponge tang Codium fragile
spongeweed Codium fragile,Codium tomentosum
Sputnik weed Codium fragile
stiff red ribbon Palmaria hecatensis
stiff-stiped kelp Laminaria setchellii
stipeless kelp Saccharina sessilis
stone hair Ulva linza,Ulva intestinalis
strangleweed Sargassum muticum
strap kelp Lessonopsis littoralis
suction-cup kelp Pyropia yezoensis
sugar kelp Saccharina latissima
sugar sea belt Saccharina latissima
sugar wrack Saccharina groenlandica
sugar wrack kelp Saccharina latissima
supreme limu Asparagopsis armata,Asparagopsis taxiformis
sweet kombu Saccharina sessilis,Saccharina japonica
swine tang Fucus vesiculosus
Swiss cheese seaweed Hydroclathrus clathratus
taly Laminaria digitata
tangle Laminaria digitata
tangle sweet Saccharina latissima
tar spot Mastocarpus papillatus
tattered sea moss Hypnea pannosa
thong weed Himanthalia elongata
thong-weed Himanthalia elongata
thongweed Himanthalia elongata
threadweed Nemalion vermiculare
toothed wrack Fucus serratus
tube weed Scytosiphon lomentaria
tubular sea lettuce Ulva intestinalis
tufted seaweed Ahnfeltiopsis concinna
tuna weed Sargassum filipendula
turkey-feather algae Padina pavonica
Turkish towel Mastocarpus stellatus
Turkish washcloth Mastocarpus papillatus,Mastocarpus stellatus
turtle limu Sargassum aquifolium
ulve en tube Ulva intestinalis
ulve rigide Ulva rigida
varech alimentaire Alaria esculenta
varech denticulé Fucus serratus
varech frisé Chondrus crispus
varech polymorphe Chondrus crispus
varech spiralé Fucus spiralis
varech vésiculeux Fucus vesiculosus
varette Palmaria palmata
vésiculeux Fucus vesiculosus
wakame Undaria pinnatifida,Alaria marginata
wakamé Undaria pinnatifida
warty gracilaria Gracilaria verrucosa
water leaf Palmaria palmata
welded green nori Ulva linza
white wrack Chondrus crispus
wild Atlantic nori Porphyra umbilicalis
wild Atlantic wakame Alaria esculenta
wing kelp Alaria esculenta,Alaria marginata
winged kelp Alaria esculenta,Alaria marginata
winged red sea fern Pterocladia lucida
winged red sea-fan Pterocladia lucida
wireweed Sargassum muticum
woody chain bladder Cystoseira barbata
yellow-green hairweed Ulva intestinalis
yellow tang Ascophyllum nodosum

                                                                                                                               

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