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Stinking Hellebore

Observed: 15th January 2012 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Stinking Hellebore (Helleborus foetidus) 17.1.12.Tregould's Copse
Stinking Hellebore (Helleborus foetidus) 17.1.12.Tregould's Copse.2
Description:

Single plant found in the woods, though very common in the area. Has some kind of miner in its leaf

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

RHoman's picture

The leaf miner is Phytomyza

The leaf miner is Phytomyza hellebori. See

http://www.leafmines.co.uk/html/Diptera/P.hellebori.htm

Robert Homan

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Thanks for that. I remember

Thanks for that. I remember someone mentioning it once before on the hellebores in my garden

Graeme Davis