Bullwhip Kelp on California Beaches

Bullwhip Kelp at Point Reyes National Seashore

Bullwhip kelp is a type of seaweed that can grow up to 120 feet long.  Pacific coast Indians used it for fishing and storage containers.  Masses of it on the beach look like big piles of rope.

About Pam
Richard and Pam lived in the San Francisco Bay Area 14 years (1987-1999 and 2008-2011). They lived in Florida 13 years previously, until returning in July 2011 to present. They hope their photography will encourage you to get out and discover nature's beauty in your own backyard, parks, and wild places. Click on any pictures on this blog to see them full size with additional details.

One Response to Bullwhip Kelp on California Beaches

  1. Interesting – thanks for the lesson.

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