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Groundsel rust

Observed: 11th March 2012 By: Jonathan
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Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Puccinia lagenophorae interacts

Comments

synan's picture

Was it on groundsel?

Was it on groundsel?

Jonathan's picture

Yes it was

Yes it was. Otherwise I would not have know what rust it was. They all look alike. Is it a safe assumption to make that if it is on groundsel its groundsel rust, or is there something else it could be? I will upload some more pics of the whole plant.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

synan's picture

Agreed then

Just checking. At first I thought it was on a walnut tree, before realising that was the name of the location!

Nigel

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Oh, I see. Sorry. I live in a

Oh, I see. Sorry. I live in a place called Walnut Tree!

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

miked's picture

Think Puccinia lagenophorae

Think Puccinia lagenophorae has been tried for biological control of some plants in Asteraceae inc groundsel.