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Posted by Chuck Tribolet on February 26, 2006 at 12:29:23:

In Reply to: thanks for the pictures posted by divinotter on February 26, 2006 at 10:40:54:

white-plumed anemone and giant plumose anemone are the common names.
Metridium giganteum and Metridium farcimen are the scientific
names. Can any one explain why this one has two scientific names?
Metridium gianteum seems more descriptive and has more Google hits
(319 vs. 210).


Chuck



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