A Is for Anthopleura

Anthopleura xanthogrammica, giant green

Anthopleura xanthogrammica is recognized for its large size and pleasing, if challenging, scientific name

Anthopleura artemisia, moonglow

Solo moon glow, greenish and a bit luminescent
Anthopleura artemisia leans toward luminescence | Galiano Island

Anthopleura elegantissima, pink-tipped green

I lineup of pink-tipped green in a rocky tide pool
When it comes to intertidal beauty Anthopleura elegantissima delivers

To see more images of these and a couple non-Anthopleura anemones, head over to my sea anemones page.

An Alphabet Challenge–Subjects That Begin with the Letter A


    1. I’m so sorry I didn’t read your note about the other pics you found of your cucumber discovery. Yes, I’d love to see them! I confess I haven’t posted the one you already sent me. I will let you know when I do. Thank you for thinking of me. As I told you before, it’s a good find.

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