Sea Lettuce

Name: Sea Lettuce

Scientific name: Ulva lactuca

Category: Marine plants

Nature Stars: 30

What are nature stars?

About: A common seaweed of many beach habitats. Broad fronds, up to 30cm across. Grows attached to the rocks.

How to identify: Looks like pale green, floppy lettuce leaves.

Where: All around our coasts

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