Checklist of chlorophyta
that live in the water around and on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 25 April 2017)


The species listed below are likely a small percentage of the green algae that grow in the water around or on Mount Desert Island.

Please send corrections and updates to info@vfthomas.com. Photographs are welcome. Thank you.





Class Order Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Sources (full citations given after this table)
Ulvophyceae Ulvales Ulvaceae Enteromorpha intestinalis (L.) Nees. [common name?] Champlainers (RGG, TFV)
Ulvophyceae Ulvales Ulvaceae Ulva lactuca L. sea-lettuce Champlainers (RGG, TFV)


Sources:
   Champlainer(s) = reports by Champlainers:
      RGG = Ruth Gortner Grierson
      TFV = Thomas F. Vining