Phyllospadix scouleri Hook.
FamilyPotamogetonaceae — APG family: Zosteraceae
Common namescouler’s surfgrass
DescriptionPlant dioecious; rootstock thick; stem short, with inflorescence near summit, on short peduncle; leaves 1-2 meters long, 2—4 mm broad, with 3 primary nerves; spathe scarious-winged; fruit heart-shaped with winged margin.
EcologySurf-beaten rocks in salt water.
Probably more common than could be expected from few collections taken. Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of the closely related P. iwaténsis Makino.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.