Elvirabaglady's picture

Canker?

Observed: 29th August 2011 By: Elvirabaglady
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Description:

A large growth on a bough of a small tree.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Sallow (Salix cinerea) interacts

Comments

Refugee's picture

What tree is it on?

I did many years ago open one up and it was like a loop in the grain of the wood. The branch was dead and had lost its bark.
The leaves are a bit blurred. I do remember seeing those in Elm as a child. They now only get to produce seed for a couple of years before disease takes over. We need an ID on the tree. I Will go for pussy willow as a guess but apart from that we will just have to wait.

Refugee

Refugee's picture

Crown Gall

It could be this.
It is either bacterial or fungal Gall.
I have never seen one Salix though.

Refugee