blue-green alga

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Recent Examples on the Web The algae partner can be either a green alga or a blue-green alga, known as cyanobacteria. Howard Garrett, Dallas News, "What’s that in your garden? Strange sightings are usually no big deal," 17 June 2020

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1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Blue-green alga.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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blue-green alga

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