Thistle Rust

Thistle Rust

Observation - Thistle Rust - UK and Ireland. Description: In the second picture the plant (Creeping Thistle) on the left looks paler than its neighbour. The leaves and stems of this plant were covered with small brown pustles. In the previous week other examples at an earlier stage were seen. Here the spots

In the second picture the plant (Creeping Thistle) on the left looks paler than its neighbour. The leaves and stems of this plant were covered with small brown pustles. In the previous week other examples at an earlier stage were seen. Here the "spots" were yellow with a distinct honey smell.