Sugar Kelp Laminaria saccharina
A large brown seaweed that reaches over 6 feet and anchors itself to rocks. It has a short stem and a long distinctive frond like structure.
Folklore says that hanging a sugar kelp frond at home can be used it to forecast the weather. The frond becoming flaccid forecasting rain and stiff with dry weather. Sugar kelp gets its name from the white sweet deposit produced from the seaweed when dried.
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