Strange plant at Montaña de Oro
February 24, 2009 9:25 PM   Subscribe

I found a strange ocean plant at Montaña de Oro. Can you help identify it?

This was in an ocean-side canyon and was somewhat squishy.

Here's a back shot. And a second front and back.
posted by Korou to Science & Nature (2 answers total)
Best answer: Looks to me like the long dead, bleached carcass of a giant chiton.
Animal, not plant.

Another pic.
posted by JackFlash at 9:57 PM on February 24, 2009

Response by poster: Awesome, thanks.
posted by Korou at 10:38 PM on February 24, 2009

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