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Growth on Oak

Observed: 29th August 2011 By: Ann BaughanAnn Baughan’s reputation in PlantsAnn Baughan’s reputation in PlantsAnn Baughan’s reputation in PlantsAnn Baughan’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Does anyone know what this growth is on the oak tree, please/

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Species with which Knopper Gall (Andricus quercuscalicis) interacts

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Knopper

A growth caused by a small wasp in the devloping acorn

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Knopper

Amazing-thank you

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Galls

Hello Anne

Its a good time for Galls . There about 5-6 others you can bag at the moment Alder Tongue Gall (Fungus) Oak Apple Gall , Oak Marble Gall Oak Spangle Gall and a few others Happy snapping

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