Natural eelgrass in Upper Newport Bay. © Amanda Bird

Eel Grass

Zostera marina

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Flowering of male half-anthers. The male parts of the flower are releasing pollen fibers, which wrap around the stigmata of the female (next photo). © Amanda Bird

Female stigmata sticking up. © Amanda Bird

Maturing seeds on a flowering shoot. © Amanda Bird

Eelgrass blades with (snail eggs?). © Amanda Bird