Sea Palm

Photo Credit: Gregory Krutzikowsky, ODFW


  • Species Common Name Sea Palm
  • Species Scientific Name Postelsia palmaeformis


Special needs

Sea palm occurs on highly-exposed, rocky intertidal shores.

Limiting factors

Substratum availability and spore dispersal are among factors limiting the distribution of sea palm.

Conservation actions

Observe restrictions on harvest. Monitor the status of sea palm at index sites.

Life History Traits