Zosteraceae
Eel-Grass Family
3 genera
5 species
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Nanozostera japonicadwarf eelgrass, narrow-bladed eelgrass
Origin: Introduced from Japan
Phyllospadix scouleriScouler's surf-grass
Distribution: Occurring along the coast of Washington where rocky; Alaska south to California.
Habitat: Intertidal and sub-tidal levels.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Phyllospadix serrulatustoothed surf-grass
Origin: Native
Phyllospadix torreyiTorrey's surf-grass
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - September
Zostera marinacommon eelgrass, seawrack
Distribution: Widely distributed along the Washington coastline; Alaska south to California along the coast; also on the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Sub-tidal area.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August