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Strange Shrub

Observed: 11th September 2008 By: richardwiegoldrichardwiegold’s reputation in Plants
    Likely ID
    Pine cone willow gall (Rhabdophaga strobiloides)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Look like galls

These look like leaf shoot galls...on...err...a willow? I tried 'willow gall' in Google and eventually refined to 'pine cone willow gall' - and I think that may be our culprit! Mel

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Wow, Mel, I am very impressed

Wow, Mel, I am very impressed with your resourcefulness....and thank you!

Richard Wiegold

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Glad to help track it down

Thanks for the challenge
It was fun!